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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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The main goal of therapeutic strategies is to decrease intracranial pressure in order to prevent visual impairment due to papilledema.
Enterovirus has been associated with elevated intracranial pressure, but only in very rare case reports [6, 7].
Karakitsos et al., "Individual patient data systematic review and meta-analysis of optic nerve sheath diameter ultrasonography for detecting raised intracranial pressure: protocol of the ONSD research group," Systematic Reviews, vol.
These changes may have a clinical role in management of patients who cannot receive invasive intracranial pressure monitoring due to coagulopathy or other factors.
In conclusion, we have presented a rare and unique case of brain herniation in the convexity area into a giant arachnoid granulation, without any history of trauma or of elevated intracranial pressure.
Significance of intracranial pressure monitoring after early decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
* Extensive coverage of the Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Devices under development
We treated her with intravenous mannitol immediately, and the intracranial pressure dropped to 18 cmH [sub]2 O, the Queckenstedt test was negative, CSF examination revealed a WBC count of 16/mm [sup]3 and normal glucose and protein levels, while the cryptococcal antigen test was positive.
"As a result, they have searched the globe for effective methods of measuring intracranial pressure safely and have chosen the best of those methods to trial, which includes our CCFP analyser."
However, there is limited correlation between these methods and specific intracranial pressure values.
A minimum of 10 hours of continuous data on vital signs (intracranial pressure, heart rate, systolic blood pressure, shock index, and mean arterial pressure) were used to predict intracranial pressure (ICP) values for a retrospective cohort of 132 adults with severe TBI, 97% of which was the result of blunt trauma.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- This Human Research Program 'Research to Outreach' video featuring NASA Clinical Translational Scientist Jennifer Fogarty explains the risk of vision impairment both during and after spaceflight, its link to intracranial pressure, and the technologies NASA is evaluating for detecting intracranial pressure non-invasively.
Professor Jean Francois Payen, head of anaesthetics, said: "At the end of the afternoon yesterday we had a transitory improvement of intracranial pressure.
(1) direct signals which are monitored invasively (e.g., intracranial pressure (ICP), tissue oxygenation, microdialysis, parenchymal blood flow, etc.);
Intraocular pressure (IOP), intracranial pressure (ICP), and confocal laser scanning tomography were assessed.
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