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NIHR-funded study shows benefit of CPAP in hospitalised Covid-19 patients

August 6, 2021


The UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-supported RECOVERY-RS trial has shown that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces the invasive mechanical ventilation requirements in hospitalised Covid-19 patients. The multi-centre, adaptive, randomised controlled trial enrolled a total of 1,272 adult […]

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Airing, a Hoseless Micro-CPAP, Hoping to Become a Reality

June 22, 2015

Via: Medgadget

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is typically treated with continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP), which normally involves a bedside pump pushing air into the lungs via a hose connected to a face mask. Sleeping like this can be terribly uncomfortable for […]