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Sleep-disordered Breathing in Heart Failure

Lip Bun Tan, Thomas Köhnlein, and Mark W.Elliot

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses sleep-disordered breathing in heart failure (HF). The association between HF and sleep disturbance can be divided into two major categories: the symptoms of HF which result in ... More


Invasive and Non-Invasive Ventilation

Caroline Patterson and Meg Coleman

in Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693481
eISBN:
9780191918407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693481.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) Pressure-controlled ventilation: Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Bilevel positive airway pressure (BIPAP); also known as NIV. Mechanism of action: CPAP: ... More


Functional appliances

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0023
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Answer 6.1 This functional appliance is a medium opening activator (MOA). It is retained by the Adams cribs on the upper first molars and the acrylic capping the lower ... More


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