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How is the cpap device used in medicine and what does it do?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony answered

Specializes in Sleep Medicine

The main use of CPAP is for obstructive sleep anea. This device is attached to a hose that attaches to mask over nose or nose and mouth. It can also be used for other conditions like heart failure or respiratory failure.

Answered Sep 28, 2016



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