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The push for rapid relief

CPAP: The push for rapid relief is an editorial supplement sponsored by Airon Corp., Mercury Medical, Philips Healthcare, O-Two Medical Technologies and co-sponsored by BoundTree Medical, Pulmodyne Inc. & Oridion Medical, and published by Elsevier Public Safety.

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CPAP Saves Lives a Minute at a Time

CPAP can help EMS providers save lives and improve patient comfort.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

Physiology Explains CPAP’s Effectiveness

Learn the physiology behind breathing to understand how CPAP works in the prehospital environment.

Connie J. Mattera, MS, RN, EMT-P

Many Benefits of CPAP

Indications of CPAP

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP | Marvin Wayne, MD, FACEP, FAAEM | Michael Richards, MD, MPA

Bring It to BLS

Successful implementation of CPAP in the BLS scope requires education and training.

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP

Purchasing Power

Oxygen concentration, flow and consumption are three of these 10 CPAP device tips.

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP

Photo Connie Mattera

Go with the Flow

How to apply CPAP with patient comfort in mind

Connie J. Mattera, MS, RN, EMT-P | Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP

CPAP Best Practices

Use these examples of CPAP patient care protocols for your service.

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP | Marvin Wayne, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

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