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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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Procedure Pressure settings * Set expiratory positive pressure, CPAP or positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) at 3-5 cm * Set inspiratory pressure (or pressure support) at 8-10 cm * Inspiratory pressure should be set higher than expiratory pressure * If the patient has difficulty during inspiration, triggering breaths, increase the expiratory positive airway pressure * If tidal volumes are shallow (< 7 ml/kg), increase inspiratory pressures * In hypoxic patients, increase the expiratory pressure at increments of 2 cm [H.
When setting bilevel therapy, it is important to set the expiratory positive airway pressure at a level that is sufficient to ensure that airway patency is maintained.
There are two pressures that need to be set and adjusted: inspiratory positive airway pressure (IPAP) and expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP).