What is CPAP Full Face Mask?

Category: Equipment

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CPAP full face masks may be a good choice for those patients who have problems with mouth breathing. The continuous positive air flow creates enough pressure with inhalation to keep the airway open. CPAP is considered the most effective nonsurgical treatment for snoring and sleep apnea.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Sleep apnea disorder 14 3
Obstructive sleep apnea 13 3
Sleep apnea 3 1
Restless legs syndrome 2 1
Central sleep apnea 1 0
Decreased respiration 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CPAP Full Face Mask

Side effect Patients
Claustrophobia 1
Uncomfortable 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using CPAP Full Face Mask

Dosage Patients
8 hr daily 4
6 hr daily 3
10 hr daily 2
1 other daily 1
7 hr daily 1
9 hr daily 1
12 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking CPAP Full Face Mask

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using CPAP Full Face Mask

Duration

Currently using CPAP Full Face Mask

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 2

Stopped using CPAP Full Face Mask

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for CPAP Full Face Mask

Jun 25, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: "Just do it!"
Cost: < $25 monthly

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