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What does PAP stand for?

PAP stands for Positive Airway Pressure

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00 Paperback RM161 Rajiv (newborn division, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India), who specializes in ventilatory care, assembles a group of neonatologists from India, the United Arab Emirates, and Australia for 20 chapters on the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in neonatal respiratory disorders by pediatricians and newborn professionals.
Benefits compared favorably with those of conventional treatment using machines called CPAP, which deliver, via plastic masks, continuous positive airway pressure to sleepers.
Prior to the introduction of C-Flex, one of the most common obstacles to patient compliance was difficulty exhaling against the positive airway pressure of CPAP machines.