Sentence Examples


  • In newborns, the most common cause of cardiopulmonary arrest is respiratory failure caused by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), airway obstruction (usually from inhalation of a foreign body), sepsis, neurologic disease, or drowning.
  • The American Sleep Apnea Association recommends placing tennis balls in a tube sock and pinning them to your nightclothes to break the habit of sleeping on your back, which can cause your airway to close down, a symptom of sleep apnea.
  • However, children and infants are at increased risk of choking and foreign body airway obstruction due to immature airway and dental anatomy, distraction and play during eating, and a natural tendency to put objects into their mouths.
  • Mixed sleep apnea is a combination of the two.Treatment for sleep apnea includes the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and Bi-PAP (bilateral positive airway pressure) machines, CPAP masks, and in some cases, surgery.
  • Well-fitting CPAP masks are critical for property delivery of the air from a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), BiLevel or VPAP (Variable Positive Airway Pressure) or an APAP (Automatic Positive Airway Pressure) machine.