CPAP Mask comprises of 3 main components i.e. mask frame, cushion and headgear. Mask is being used with non-invasive ventilators e.g. CPAP or BiPAP machines.
Patient will wear a mask during using the CPAP/BiPAP machine as a mean to deliver the air pressure through nose or mouth (depending on each mask type) to the patient's upper airways.
CPAP Mask can be categorized into 3 types
This is the most uncomfortable type. Suitable for the patient who most likely to open their mouths during sleep. Some patients reported they experienced the dry throat or there is air going to the stomuch and make a flatulence.