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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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Infant flow driver CPAP costs around 600, 000 PKR (6000 USD) and nasal bubble CPAP costs around 20,000 PKR (200 USD).
They used a 1-week run-in period of sham CPAP (administered at subtherapeutic pressure) to ensure what they considered an adequate level of adherence.
However, the use of the CPAP machine did have a significant impact on other aspects among the subjects.
Number of days on CPAP and the CPAP application time in the first 24 hours were similar across both groups.
MADs have been recommended for patients with moderate to severe OSA, those with AHI values between 18 and 40 events/hr, and for individuals who experienced adverse events on CPAP or who can't tolerate using it.
of the Hospital Universitario y Politecnico La Fe, Valencia, Spain, and colleagues assessed the effect of CPAP treatment on blood pressure levels and nocturnal blood pressure patterns of 194 patients with resistant hypertension and OSA.
La mayoria de los estudios han mostrado que algunos beneficios de la CPAP, como la mejoria de la somnolencia, del rendimiento diario y la memoria, dependen de las horas de uso (10).
Another study, published online in the July 2012 issue of [beta]American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, revealed that CPAP is effective for patients with mild to moderate OSA, as well as severe OSA.
CPAP treatment involves a CPAP machine, which has three main parts: a mask or other device that fits over your nose or your nose and mouth, with straps that keep the mask in place while in use; a tube that connects the mask to the machine's motor; and a motor that blows air into the tube In the study, patients with self-reported daytime sleepiness and sleep apnea were randomized to eight weeks of active or sham (fake) CPAP treatment.
The first comprehensive book in the world on CPAP, the edition is useful for beginners and practioners of CPAP, says Dr Rajiv in the synopsis on the back cover.
found that CPAP trials were very good at diagnosing sleep apnea.