respiratory compliance

(redirected from respiratory system compliance)

res·pi·ra·to·ry com·pli·ance

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē kŏm-plī'ăns)
The change in lung volume per unit change in transrespiratory pressure when the respiratory muscles are relaxed; may be static or dynamic.
Synonym(s): respiratory system compliance.
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This intervention resulted in an immediate and sustained improvement in both oxygenation and respiratory system compliance.
There was no difference in the change in respiratory system compliance between groups receiving recruitment manoeuvres or sham recruitment manoeuvres.
Cox RG, Ewen A, Bart BB (2001) The prone position is associated with a decrease in respiratory system compliance in healthy anaesthetised infants.
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