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The essential differences between APRV and Baum's Bi-Phasic ventilation--which he termed BIPAP--rest in the mean airway pressure and in the duration and the nature of the floor under the low pressure phase.
Mean Airway Pressure (MAP) - The average airway pressure during one complete ventilatory cycle.
High frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) is characterised by high mean airway pressure (MAP) to prevent atelectasis and extremely small tidal volumes.

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