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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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2] = fractional inspired concentration of oxygen; PEEP = positive end-expiratory pressure in centimeters of water pressure; Vt = tidal volume (in milliliters); b/min = breaths per minute.
Effects of varying levels of positive end-expiratory pressure on intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure.
Effects of lung recruitment maneuver and positive end-expiratory pressure on lung volume, respiratory mechanics and alveolar gas mixing in patients ventilated after cardiac surgery.
A high positive end-expiratory pressure, low tidal volume ventilatory strategy improves outcome in persistent acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial.
Savian C, Paratz J, Davies A (2006) Comparison of the effectiveness of manual and ventilator hyperinflation at different levels of positive end-expiratory pressure in artificially ventilated and intubated intensive care patients.
This increase in end-expiratory pressure is called auto-PEEP.
2]O, the use of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), and an inappropriately large tidal volume.
Former studies have shown that the application of positive end-expiratory pressure could increase the alveolar fluid clearance rate and decrease the EVLWI.
20-1 400 ml; 4 PEEP - positive end-expiratory pressure in the range of minutes.
Positive end-expiratory pressure was not applied and the inspiratory-to-expiratory time ratio was set to 1:2.