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An air flow device and a method useful for the treatment of upper airway disordered breathing. The invention provides an airflow device having a means for delivering variable pressure levels of breathable air to a patient's respiratory system with a means for controlling the time during which the delivered pressurized air rises from an initial pressure level to a higher operating pressure level. The device increases the pressure level of gas delivered to the patient over a plurality of breaths taken by the patient. This type of device is useful for treating a wide variety of sleeping and breathing disorders.

Title
Device and method for treating obstructed breathing having a delay/ramp feature
Application Number
457757
Publication Number
5522382
Application Date
January 10, 1995
Publication Date
June 4, 1996
Inventor
Christopher Lynch
Sydney
AU
Colin E Sullivan
Sydney
AU
Agent
Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt
Assignee
ResCare
AU
IPC
A61B 5/08
F16K 31/02
A62B 7/04
A61M 16/00
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