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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The plaintiff alleged the failure to use a nasogastric tube to drain the patient's stomach before surgery and to apply cricoid pressure was negligent and allowed aspiration to occur.
Cricoid pressure was applied by an assistant unable to visualise the video image of the C-MAC laryngoscope and a photograph was captured (View A) and stored on an electronic storage medium.
These findings support our hypothesis that when using a C-MAC video laryngoscope, allowing the assistant applying cricoid pressure to see the video screen often improves the laryngoscopic view.
In contrast, the current study looked at a very specific issue in relation to the application of cricoid pressure during indirect laryngoscopy with a C-MAC system.
Another reason for avoiding inferential analysis was the relative subjective assessment of the views and the amount of cricoid pressure applied.
Cricoid pressure to control regurgitation of stomach contents during induction of anaesthesia.
Cricoid pressure does not increase the rate of failed intubation by direct laryngoscopy in adults.
Effect of cricoid pressure on the view at laryngoscopy.
The BURP manoeuvre worsens the glottic view when applied in combination with cricoid pressure.
In the operating theatre routine non-invasive monitoring was established and a rapid sequence induction was performed with fentanyl, propofol, suxamethonium and cricoid pressure.