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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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Arterial blood gas (ABG) samples were obtained from each patient before starting and then 2 hours and 24 hours after BiPAP therapy.
Responders to the treatment were defined as patients who gained full consciousness after BiPAP therapy.
Patients were extubated once they gained full consciousness and thereafter were given BiPAP through facemask.
The results of ANCOVA indicating a significant effect of therapy with BiPAP applied through endotracheal tube, when calculated for pH, PaCO2 and GCS is shown in Table-II.
Reduced dyspnea, decreased respiratory rate, decreased use of accessory muscles, improved blood gas values, and synchronization with the BiPAP ventilator would indicate effective ventilation.
Although several devices are available for NPPV (including volume targeted ventilators), the majority of published research regarding pediatrics describe experiences with the BiPAP system (Teague & Fortenberry, 1995).
Since BiPAP is usually used nocturnally, the functions of speaking and eating are preserved (Padman, Nadkarni, et al.
Padman, Lawless, and colleagues (1994) and Padman, Nadkarni, and associates (1994) have shown successful use of BiPAP outside of the hospital intensive care unit.
We look forward to applying the very valuable knowledge we acquired to expanding the application of BiPAP devices and developing future products for the ventilatory market," the executive added.
Since its development and introduction, our BiPAP technology has provided a bi-level alternative for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea," noted Robert D.
Contract awarded for 2 mask ventilation mode bipap.