19 06, 2021

Philips PAP device recall: Guidance for patients

2021-06-19T22:57:20+00:00June 19, 2021|CPAP, Featured, Safety|

On June 14, Philips issued a voluntary recall for specific Philips Respironics devices. These include CPAP and BPAP devices to treat obstructive sleep apnea. Most of the recalled devices are first-generation DreamStation products. The newer DreamStation 2 is not affected. Unsafe Foam The [...]

16 04, 2020

Ventilator shortage: CPAP device donations

2021-05-01T16:30:05+00:00April 16, 2020|CPAP, Sleep Apnea|

Across the country, there is a shortage of the ventilators that hospitals need to provide care for people who have COVID-19. Multiple groups are developing strategies to modify PAP machines so that they can be used as ventilators. One of these groups is the [...]

3 04, 2020

Sleep doctor answers questions about COVID-19 and sleep

2021-05-01T23:28:10+00:00April 3, 2020|CPAP, Sleep Apnea|

In this video, Dr. Raj Dasgupta answers questions about COVID-19 and sleep submitted by the public to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dasgupta covers topics such as CPAP use at home, cleaning CPAP, ventilators, and medication usage. Rajkumar (Raj) Dasgupta, MD, FACP, [...]