Medical Definition of Continuous positive airway pressure

1. 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. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
continuous bar retainer
continuous beam
continuous capillary
continuous clasp
continuous clock
continuous culture
continuous epidural anaesthesia
continuous function
continuous functions
continuous loop wiring
continuous murmur
continuous phase
continuous positive airway pressure (current term)
continuous positive pressure breathing
continuous positive pressure ventilation
continuous processing
continuous quality improvement
continuous random variable
continuous receiver watch
continuous spectrum
continuous spinal anaesthesia
continuous suture
continuous tense
continuous time model
continuous tremor
continuous variable
continuous variables

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