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Old 03-27-2020, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by jetgraphics View Post
I recall when I had a bad bout of the flu, about fifteen years ago, I relied on my CPAP machine. It helped overcome some of the breathing difficulty and improved sleep.

This raises the question - can old / used CPAP machines be used as substitute ventilators. Granted, they do not have O2 hook ups, but the positive pressure should help during this emergency.
If you have an 02 set-up, with a little DIY, you can adapt one to fit into a CPAP.
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