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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Tree Number(s)
E02.041.625.790.259
E02.880.820.790.259
Unique ID
D045422
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045422
Annotation
BiPAP (BIPHASIC CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE) in the literature goes here and BIPAP (BIPHASIC INTERMITTENT POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE) goes under INTERMITTENT POSITIVE-PRESSURE VENTILATION
Scope Note
A technique of respiratory therapy, in either spontaneously breathing or mechanically ventilated patients, in which airway pressure is maintained above atmospheric pressure throughout the respiratory cycle by pressurization of the ventilatory circuit. (On-Line Medical Dictionary [Internet]. Newcastle upon Tyne(UK): The University Dept. of Medical Oncology: The CancerWEB Project; c1997-2003 [cited 2003 Apr 17]. Available from: http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/)
Entry Term(s)
APRV Ventilation Mode
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation
BiPAP Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
BiPAP Biphasic Positive Airway Pressure
Bilevel Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
Biphasic Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Biphasic Positive Airway Pressure
CPAP Ventilation
Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
nCPAP Ventilation
Previous Indexing
Positive-Pressure Respiration (1971-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Preferred
Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Narrower
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation Narrower
Biphasic Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Narrower
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