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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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What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global continuous positive airway pressure devices market 2016-2020?
Long-term effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure therapy on cardiovascular outcomes in sleep apnea syndrome.
As a novel, we showed that severe and moderate OSA patients had left (3) and right (4) ventricular global (systolic and diastolic) dysfunction with an increased myocardial performance index (MPI), and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy significantly decreases left and right ventricular wall thickness and improves ventricular global function (MPI) even with six months of CPAP usage (3,4).
Neuropsychological effects of one-week continuous positive airway pressure treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a placebo-controlled study.
Our study found that simple parameters available in clinical practice are significantly associated with the need for intubation in acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema patients treated with continuous positive airway pressure and medical therapy.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgical treatment may be a primary option for select obstructive sleep apnea patients who have airway narrowing and anatomy that is surgically correctable, and patients for whom nonsurgical therapies, including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, are inadequate or not tolerated, according to "Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Overview," a position paper published by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS.
Risk for both fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events is much higher in men with severe obstructive sleep apnea than in men with milder forms of the disorder or men who snore but don't have apnea, but treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) normalizes this risk, according to Jose M.
a national provider of continuous positive airway pressure equipment (CPAP), today announced a major expansion in its insurance coverage for patients.
Use continuous positive airway pressure,' or 'It's insomnia; take a sleeping pill,'" Dr.
a national provider of continuous positive airway pressure equipment (CPAP), today announced the purchases of the CPAP business of five durable medical equipment (DME) providers.
In the first 1-5 postoperative days, patients spent up to 120 minutes doing incentive spirometry, up to 720 minutes doing continuous positive airway pressure, up to 120 minutes doing intermittent positive pressure breathing, and up to 120 minutes on the various physical therapies.
Based in Oak Forest, Illinois, Tiara Medical designs, manufactures, markets, and sells Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) masks, headgear, circuits, and filters.
In addition to conducting sleep studies, Sleep HealthCenters provides physician consults, patient monitoring, patient education, and follow-up care for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) patients including Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices.
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy is used to treat sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), which is estimated to affect approximately 20 million Americans.
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