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Online CPAP Machine – What Are CPAP Machines and How Do They Work?

The term ‘CPAP machine‘ is a shorthand term that stands for a device known as a ‘continuous positive air pressure’ machine and is traditionally used for aiding in people with OSA, or obstructive sleep apnea disorders and the overall involved breathing issues associated with the dysfunction. They are used to keep the airway open by flowing a moderated air pressure stream down the patient’s airways so that breathing can be maintained during sleep. The PAP machines consist of 3 parts: a mask, a motor, and tubing, while there are various…

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