BiPAP


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BiPAP

Abbreviation for bilevel positive airway pressure.

BiPAP

A trade name for a device that provides pressure support during non-invasive ventilation.
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The BiPAP used had: (1) inspiratory positive airway pressure (IPAP), 2 - 40 cm H2O; (2) expiratory positive air way pressure (EPAP), 2 - 16 cm H2O; (3) breath rate, 5 - 60 breaths per minute; (4) timed inspiration, 0.
The case was atypical because the parturient maintained good haemodynamic stability, continued to trigger the BiPAP machine and displayed reassuring cardiotocographic features throughout, thus allowing the use of non-invasive ventilation without the need to progress to emergency caesarean section.
BiPAP works by combining the benefits of PSV and CPAP, and keeps the lungs open during the entire respiratory cycle (Joris et al.
The BiPAP S/T-D 30 was initially introduced in international markets in the second quarter of fiscal year 1995.
Moreover, we believe that the BiPAP S/T-D is the first device cleared under FDA's new classification code (MNT) for critical care, passive exhalation port ventilators," he said.
In the face of increased competitor participation in the bi-level treatment of OSA, this additional recognition of the uniqueness of our BiPAP unit is of significant value to our company," said Dennis S.
Contract notice: CPAP BIPAP Consumables and Services Framework.
Recent studies have investigated the effect of BiPAP on heart failure.
The AYR[R] family of products provide relief for many patients suffering from stuffy and/or dry noses due to CPAP or BiPAP use.