Respiratory

EPAP

Acronym for Enspiratory Positive Airway Pressure , usually part of BiPAP

IPAP

Acronym for Inspiratory Positive Airway Pressure , usually part of BiPAP

BiPAP

Acronym for Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure, usually a device used for helping patients with sleep apnea get oxygen during sleep. It has two pressures, consisting of IPAP and EPAP It is similar to the CPAP machine, which stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure.

CF

  Cystic Fibrosis  

PIP

Positive Inspiratory Pressure.

PEEP

Positive End Expiratory Pressure