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  1. Ruby Vee

    CPAP: Use It And Live

    I work in a cardiac intensive care unit; CCU and SICU together. As an ICU nurse, I'm well acquainted with the correlation between untreated sleep apnea and heart disease, stroke or sudden death. And I wish I had a dollar for every patient with "obstr...
  2. Ruby Vee

    CPAP: Tips for Nurses

    So your patient comes into the hospital, assisted living or long term care facility with a diagnosis of sleep apnea and one of those dreaded CPAP machines in tow. Congratulations! Your patient is more compliant than the average patient! From my (admi...
  3. Gingerbell

    PPV vs CPAP

    OK, this may seam like a silly question but I need some help!! I'm a new grad RN and taking an NRP course. I am having a hard time visualizing the difference between PPV and CPAP (its in the algorithm). I've watched the video's on the NRP DVD and eve...