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Air or gas pressure greater than that of the atmosphere, as used, e.g., in the artificial ventilation of the lungs.
- ‘When respiratory failure occurred despite NIV, invasive positive pressure ventilation via an endotrachcal tube was initiated.’
- ‘The lungs of patients with neuromuscular disease can be ventilated noninvasively by intermittent positive pressure ventilation provided by volume-cycled ventilators or by pressure-cycled ventilators.’
- ‘With the widespread use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation, a more accurate assessment of auditory impairment is worthwhile to investigate in future research trials.’
- ‘He responded well to supportive therapy with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation and was discharged 72 hours later without further complications.’
- ‘Acute respiratory failure may develop rapidly, requiring intubation and intermittent positive pressure ventilation.’
- ‘Complications of nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation include eye irritation, conjunctivitis, skin ulceration, gastric distension, and emesis into a full face mask.’
- ‘Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation refers to delivery of ventilatory support using a mechanical ventilator connected to a mask or mouthpiece instead of an endotracheal tube.’
- ‘Close attention should be given to maintaining or replacing intravascular volume, because hypotension commonly accompanies the initiation of positive pressure ventilation.’
- ‘All these changes can be reversed by effective treatment using continuous positive pressure ventilation.’
- ‘One reason it may be overlooked is that positive pressure ventilation masks the characteristic paradoxical diaphragm/abdominal wall movement and the pulmonary restriction, which would otherwise be obvious.’
- ‘The scoring system has been proved to allow bias in favour of continuous negative extrathoracic pressure ventilation over intermittent positive pressure ventilation.’
- ‘Twenty-six patients were maintained on standard treatment, and the other 26 patients received nocturnal nasal ventilation with bilevel positive pressure ventilation added to their treatment.’
- ‘They progress to respiratory distress with diffuse rhonchi and signs of consolidation, often requiring positive pressure ventilatory support.’
- ‘Other contributing factors include the effects of intermittent positive pressure ventilation, patent ductus arteriosus, and problems with pulmonary toilet.’
- ‘Use nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation to treat sleep-related upper airway obstruction and chronic respiratory insufficiency in patients with DMD.’
- ‘Patients with compromised airways and respiratory failure will require immediate endotracheal intubation and positive pressure ventilation.’
- ‘Other techniques, using a Foley catheter or Fogarty biliary balloon catheter, positive pressure ventilation or high frequency ventilation, and bronchoscopic removal will not be discussed here.’
- ‘Successful use of the laryngeal mask for positive pressure ventilation in anaesthesia is based on the avoidance of gas leak.’
- ‘The advantage of high frequency oscillatory ventilation as compared to either conventional positive pressure or jet ventilation is its ability to promote gas exchange while using tidal volumes that are less than dead space.’
- ‘There may be substantial benefits to early extubation and institution of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation for patients who are alert, cooperative and ready to breathe without an artificial airway.’
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