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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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Mechanical ventilation with lower tidal volumes and positive end-expiratory pressure prevents pulmonary inflammation in patients without preexisting lung injury.
Influence of positive end-expiratory pressure on intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure in patients with acute stroke.
4, and positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) of less than or equal to 5 cm H2O during pressure support ventilation.
Venous air emboli occur during release of positive end-expiratory pressure and repositioning after sitting position surgery.
On intensive care unit (ICU) admission, her partial pressure of arterial oxygen/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio was 101 under mechanical ventilation, with a positive end-expiratory pressure level of 10 cm [H.
The application of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) reopens collapsed alveoli, reduces intrapulmonary shunting, improves oxygenation and possibly reduces ventilator-induced lung injury (19,20) Several randomised controlled trials confirm improvements in oxygenation with higher PEEE but failed to demonstrate an overall mortality benefit (21) Nevertheless, higher PEEP in the most severely ill subgroup (i.
High inflation pressure pulmonary edema: respective effects of high airway pressure, high tidal volume, and positive end-expiratory pressure.
Positive end-expiratory pressure devices have been used to reduce ventilatory work, improve gas exchange and counteract intrinsic PEEP in patients receiving mechanical ventilation, (20), (21) but to our knowledge, this technique has not been used on an intermittent basis in nonventilated subjects.
They may be combined with the application of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP).
2]O, the use of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), and an inappropriately large tidal volume.
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