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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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1]/FVC ratio, smoking index, and FVC % (Table 5), which suggests that in patients with COPD, there were parallel reductions of inspiratory and expiratory pressures.
To measure the respiratory function of the patients in the study, the respiratory function test (RFT) and arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis were conducted, and maximum expiratory pressure (MEP) and maximum inspiratory pressure (MIP) were assessed.
Ventilator monitoring (Twin Stream, Carl Reiner GmbH) consisted of peak inspiratory pressure (PIP), mean airway pressure (MAP), positive-end expiratory pressure (PEEP), inspiratory oxygen concentration (Fi[O.
Early application of positive end expiratory pressure in patients at risk for the adult respiratory distress syndrome.
Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) therapy is an effective technique commonly used by physiotherapists in the management of people with cardiorespiratory dysfunction.
Expiratory pressure and 40 mm endurance test were determined by using a Mercury Manometer.
Respiratory muscle function was assessed by measuring the respiratory muscle strength through maximal inspiratory pressure (PImax), maximal expiratory pressure (PEmax) and maximum voluntary ventilation (MVV).
For the measurement of maximal respiratory pressures, a pressure gauge (MICROMEDICAL RPM brand, Micro Medical Limited, PO Box 6, Rochester, Kent ME1 2AZ UK), with a previous vacuum calibration cmH2O every 7 days, with a range of approximately 300 cmH2O of expiratory pressure and inspiratory pressure was used.
Respiratory muscle strengths were assessed using a digital mouth pressure meter (MPM, Sensor Medics) and measurement of maximum inspiratory pressure (MIP) and maximum expiratory pressure (MEP) were obtained using the method of Black and Hyatt (9).
One recommendation is to increase expiratory time as a result of slowing the respiratory rate by using low-level positive expiratory pressure (O'Donnell 1994, Wouters 2006).
Although not in the clinical practice, more complex techniques for evaluating UA collapsibility such as measurement of pharyngeal critical pressure and negative expiratory pressure (5) will also be discussed.
The team found that maximal expiratory pressure, pulmonary function and voluntary cough were all reduced in people with MS.
Respiratory muscle strength will be assessed by measuring maximal inspiratory pressure, maximal expiratory pressure and sniff nasal inspiratory pressures.
The company assisted marine engineer Chris Ball is developing PremiAir, a monitor to replace equipment currently used in Positive Expiratory Pressure treatment - a technique which helps clear users' airways and prevent infections.
Product development company Design Right Solutions (DRS) has assisted marine engineer Chris Ball in developing PremiAir, an innovative monitor which aims to replace the equipment currently used in Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) treatment, a technique which helps clear users' airways and prevent infections.