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Synonyms for pressure

Synonyms for pressure

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

power used to overcome resistance

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to maintain normal air pressure in


Synonyms for pressure

a force that compels

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the act of pressing

the state of demanding notice or attention

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

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to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

exert pressure on someone through threats

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Bilevel positive airway pressure, or BiPAP, is useful in patients who can't tolerate standard continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) because of expiratory discomfort.
Given our patient's progressive hypoxemia and respiratory insufficiency, we chose to proceed with endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation, although CPAP or bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) may offer an alternative to endotracheal intubation in select patients.
They cover techniques, clinical pattern recognition, continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure titration, PSG changes, pediatric sleep medicine, and specialized techniques such as pulse transit time and peripheral arterial tonometry.
Of the 18 patients receiving "conventional treatment," 9 were using continuous positive airway pressure, 8 were using bilevel positive airway pressure, and 1 was using a dental device.
He became progressively hypoxic, requiring supplemental oxygen, bilevel positive airway pressure, and eventually intubation with mechanical ventilation.
These include: (a) CPAP - continuous positive airway pressure, (b) IPPB - intermittent positive pressure breathing, and (c) BiPAP - bilevel positive airway pressure.
Table 29: Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure Devices Market, Global, Overall Revenue ($ m), 2008 - 2015 79