CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)

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This four-page illustrated handout educates people about the CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), a device used in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. It explains what apnea is, and how the CPAP works to keeps the air passages open during sleep.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, Sleep, Sleep apnea, obstructive
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2008
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