"Positive-Pressure Respiration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A method of mechanical ventilation in which pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of blood through the lungs and improving gas exchange.
- Positive-Pressure Respiration
- Positive Pressure Respiration
- Positive-Pressure Respirations
- Respiration, Positive-Pressure
- Respirations, Positive-Pressure
- Positive-Pressure Ventilation
- Positive Pressure Ventilation
- Positive-Pressure Ventilations
- Ventilation, Positive-Pressure
- Ventilations, Positive-Pressure
Positive End-Expiratory Pressure
- Positive End-Expiratory Pressure
- End-Expiratory Pressure, Positive
- End-Expiratory Pressures, Positive
- Positive End Expiratory Pressure
- Positive End-Expiratory Pressures
- Pressure, Positive End-Expiratory
- Pressures, Positive End-Expiratory
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