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  1. 4 minutes ago, mike787 said:

    CPAP does not treat pneumonia directly, however it can reduce the work-of-breathing often seen with pneumonia and ARDS ... Near drowning patients may also have significant hypoxia and bronchospasm, both of which can be effectively treated with CPAP. With the positive effects of CPAP on non-cardiac pulmonary edema.

    CPAP can increase the work of breathing as exhalation against +ve pressure requires effort as opposed to exhaling to normal atmospheric pressure which is passive ........

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