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.
  • Respironics CPAP technology began in 1985, when the company introduced the first commercial continuous positive airway pressure device, and its innovations have continued to improve sleep for people suffering from obstructive 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.