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Positive-Pressure Respiration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Positive-Pressure Respiration
Tree Number(s)
E02.041.625.790
E02.880.820.790
Unique ID
D011175
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011175
Annotation
note category: a type of artificial respiration; do not confuse with POSITIVE-PRESSURE RESPIRATION, INTRINSIC, a type of respiratory insufficiency
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Positive End-Expiratory Pressure
Positive-Pressure Ventilation
Public MeSH Note
91; was POSITIVE PRESSURE RESPIRATION 1979-90; was heading 1963-78
Online Note
use POSITIVE-PRESSURE RESPIRATION to search POSITIVE PRESSURE RESPIRATION 1979-90
History Note
91; was POSITIVE PRESSURE RESPIRATION 1979-90; was heading 1963-78
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
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