Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Overview

 

Reviewed by Victoria Barnao
Nurse Educator
May
2009
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  • Bubble CPAP delivered via binasal prongs is the preferred mode of initial ventilatory support in infants with respiratory distress.
  • It was initially introduced into the NICU at National Women's Hospital in 1997.
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