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Laura Castricone

My name is Laura Castricone and I am a Certified Respiratory Therapist. I have been practicing in the state of Connecticut since 1992. I have worked in several aspects of respiratory care including: sleep medicine, critical care, rehab and homecare. I earned my respiratory certification at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. Prior to becoming an RT, I attended the University of Connecticut pursuing a degree in English, but left Uconn in my junior year to work with my father in the restaurant business. I stayed with him for over a dozen years. An education, by the way, that can never be bought! Once I married and had children, the restaurant business no longer fit my lifestyle. When my children were one and two years old, I decided to go back to school and that is where my career in respiratory care began. This career has been very rewarding and I have been blessed to meet some extraordinary people along the way. I grew up in Waterbury, CT and now live in LItchfield county, CT with my husband and our crazy Jack Russell terrier, Hendrix. My hobbies include: antiquing, gardening, writing plays, and painting miniature paintings.

Articles by Laura Castricone

Interfaces: Pap Masks And Mask Choices

In the world of PAP therapy, there is one word that is used as universal terminology for the apparatus that is put against the face to employ a CPAP or a BiLevel device; it is “mask”...


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Expectations Of Pap Therapy

CPAP, AUTOPAP, AND BiPAP therapy are very common treatments for sleep-disordered breathing. Not everyone who tries a PAP device can tolerate the therapy. But why? We’ve all heard the...


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What Is The Difference Between Cpap, Auto Cpap And Bipap?

This is a question that is frequently asked, what is the difference between all of these treatments; and what machine is prescribed for what diagnosis???


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