Friends of CPAP in EMS

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Friends of CPAP in EMS

Friends of CPAP supports an open exchange of information and education to encourage conversations about CPAP and its use in emergency medical services.

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Friends of CPAP is the world's first CPAP fan group for EMS professionals. Underwritten by Airon Corporation, Friends of CPAP supports an open exchange of information and education to encourage conversations about CPAP. Friends of CPAP is a resource for sharing tips and tricks, and best practice stories to facilitate the advancement and adoption of this lifesaving procedure. For more information about Airon, visit www.AironUSA.com.

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EMS Discussion Forum

Indications for CPAP

Some of the indications for CPAP listed in the article "Many Benefits of CPAP" include congestive heart…Continue

Tags: monoxide, carbon, poisoning, pulmonary, infections

Started by Jennifer Berry Mar 30, 2011.

What's Your Approach to the CPAP Patient?

Tell us how you approach, coach and comfort patients to which you apply CPAP therapy. In particular, discuss how you prepare your patients for CPAP and get them to relax and allow the high pressure…Continue

Tags: relax, mask, comfort, patients, get

Started by Jennifer Berry Oct 13, 2010.

Tips & Tricks of CPAP Use

Have a special way you transport, store or carry your CPAP device to the scene? Have you developed tricks to applying, using or explaining CPAP to your patients? This is the place to share these tips…Continue

Started by Allison Moen Oct 13, 2010.

Not Just an ALS Skill

Dr. Keith Wesley thinks CPAP should be a BLS skill. Find out why, and learn more, by watching the archived JEMS webcast “CPAP For Everyone!” at…Continue

Tags: Wesley, Keith, Dr., BLS, CPAP

Started by Jennifer Berry Oct 13, 2010.

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Comment by Nathan Stanaway on May 20, 2012 at 9:33pm

I need some input.  I work in an area that we have minimum of a 2hr transport time.  I need a good CPAP setup that will handle that and not blow through all the oxygen in two rigs combined.  Using the current setup we have to flow at a rate of up to 25LPM to get about 10 of peep. Suggestions?

Please message me either on here or at nstanaway@gmail.com

Comment by Mathew(matt) Stefanich on July 5, 2010 at 1:09pm
Yes, The greatest thing since slice bread. I've used it on several pt.and have litteraly watched the respirations come down, co2 levels come down and o2 sats improve greatly. I also sleep with one, and get a great nights sleep.
 

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