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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Nevertheless, the changes in respiratory system compliance do not reflect the lung compliance accurately, especially in patients with high chest wall elastance.
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.
Children whose values for respiratory system compliance were at or below the median were significantly more likely to develop asthma by age 10 than were those whose values were above the median.
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