continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)

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00:55 May 14, 2020
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English term or phrase: continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
Definition from National Center for Biotechnology Info.:
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a type of positive airway pressure, where the air flow is introduced into the airways to maintain a continuous pressure to constantly stent the airways open, in people who are breathing spontaneously.

Example sentence(s):
  • The aim of this study was to analyze the frequency of initiation of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in a referral hospital in Mexico City serving mainly patients without public health insurance coverage and to assess their level of adherence. Archivos de Bronconeumología
  • CPAP machines come in a variety of designs. Some simply provide a varying continuous stream of air, or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Coronavirus Today
  • To eliminate snoring and prevent sleep apnea, your doctor may recommend a device called a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine Mayo Clinic
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4nepārtraukts pozitīvs spiediens elpceļos
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nepārtraukts pozitīvs spiediens elpceļos

Definition from own experience or research:
Nepārtrauktu pozitīvu spiedienu elpceļos nodrošina, ievadot elpceļos gaisa plūsmu, lai uzturētu elpceļus atvērtus personām, kas elpo patstāvīgi.

Example sentence(s):
  • CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine = CPAP (pozitīva elpceļu spiediena) ierīce -  
  • Šis termins šeit aplūkots jau 2013. gadā. Ieteiktie varianti: „pozitīvā spiediena terapija”, „CPAP (ilgstošs pozitīvā gaisa spiediens)” un „aparāts (terapija), kas nodrošina nepārtrauktu veselīgu spiedienu elpceļos”. -  
  • CPAP — nepārtraukts pozitīvs spiediens elpceļos (no angļu val. continuous positive airway pressure) - Tālākizglītī  
Sandra Kuple
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