intermittent pressure breathing


intermittent pressure breathing
Pressure breathing in which different pressures are used at different points in the respiratory cycle, usually with a high pressure during inspiration and a lower pressure during expiration.

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  • intermittent positive pressure breathing — n enforced periodic inflation of the lungs by the intermittent application of an increase of pressure to a reservoir of air (as in a bag) supplying the lungs abbr. IPPB * * * (IPPB) the active inflation of the lungs during inhalation under… …   Medical dictionary

  • intermittent mandatory ventilation — (IMV) a type of control mode ventilation in which the patient breathes spontaneously while the ventilator delivers a positive pressure breath at preset intervals. Cf. intermittent positive pressure breathing …   Medical dictionary

  • Pressure controlled intermittent mandatory ventilation — (PC IMV) is any mode of mechanical ventilation with preset inspiratory pressure (Pressure Control) and inspiratory time (Ti). Spontaneous breaths (i.e., inspiration is patient triggered and patient cycled) can exist between mandatory breaths… …   Wikipedia

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  • intermittent mandatory ventilation synchronized — (SIMV) positive pressure ventilation in which the patient breathes spontaneously while the ventilator delivers a positive pressure breath at intervals that are predetermined but synchronized with the patient s breathing …   Medical dictionary

  • intermittent positive pressure ventilation — see under breathing …   Medical dictionary

  • Negative pressure ventilator — This article is about the medical device. For the band, see Iron Lung (band). Negative pressure ventilator Intervention An Emerson iron lung. The patient lies within the chamber, which when sealed provides an effectively oscillating atmospheric… …   Wikipedia

  • Positive pressure ventilation — Intervention ICD 9 CM 93.90 93.91 Me …   Wikipedia

  • Volume controlled intermittent mandatory ventilation — (VC IMV) refers to any mode of mechanical ventilation with preset tidal volume (VT) and inspiratory flow. Spontaneous breaths (i.e., inspiration is patient triggered and patient cycled) can exist between mandatory breaths. For intermittent… …   Wikipedia

  • IPPB — Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (Medical » Physiology) Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (Medical » Hospitals) …   Abbreviations dictionary


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