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Positive-Pressure Respiration

Introduction: Positive-Pressure Respiration

Description of Positive-Pressure Respiration

Positive-Pressure Respiration: A method of mechanical ventilation in which pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of blood through the lungs and improving gas exchange.
Source: MeSH 2007

Positive-Pressure Respiration: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Positive-Pressure Respiration:

  • PEEP
  • Positive End-Expiratory Pressure

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Positive-Pressure Respiration

Source - MeSH 2007

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