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    The interesting article written by Gunlemez and Isken relates a complication case of nasal CPAP in a low resource country. Unaware, the expiratory tubing was submerged besides the wished, causing an excessive pressure and propitiating a pneumothorax 1. Bublle CPAP is simple, cheap and as efficient as the other systems, but it requires trained professionals in the device installation, as any CPAP System2. There is no evide...

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