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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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Its added stability, better fit and greater comfort is expected to positively impact the patient's experience when using the DreamWear Nasal and Gel Pillows CPAP masks.
Their study -- described as the largest of its kind and one of only a few to examine how CPAP affects mood in heart patients -- was recently published in the journal EClinicalMedicine.
"Our findings provide further support for the broader beneficial effects of CPAP in those with OSA, and especially those at high cardiovascular risk, where there is the potential for enhanced mood to improve long-term cardiovascular outcomes," the authors write.
This retrospective quality improvement project included adult patients who have been diagnosed with OSA and were using the CPAP machine and had completed clinic visits from January 2018 through September 2018 (n=100).
All had been using CPAP successfully for over a year.
Significantly more patients who were treated with CPAP experienced an improvement in their mRS score by at least 1 point, when assessed at both 6 and 12 months following entrance into the study.
In designing a device that fits a variety of CPAP masks, the company took many different situations into account.
The effect of CPAP treatment on spindle activity in OSA patients is, however, an open question.
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is defined as PEEP (positive end expiratory pressure) applied to a spontaneously breathing patient.
But continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) was used for only 3.3 hours per night by these patients and might have been "insufficient to provide the level of effect on cardiovascular outcomes that had been hypothesized," Doug McEvoy, MD, of the Adelaide (Australia) Institute for Sleep Health, Flinders University, reported at the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology.
Contrary to previous studies, a new research has shown that using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may not reduce the patient's risk of developing coronary or cerebrovascular conditions.
After more than three decades from its first use, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is still recognized as the gold standard treatment.
The most effective therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment.