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driving pressure

1. In respiratory physiology, the difference between the inspiratory pressure and the expiratory pressure.
2. In cardiovascular physiology, the difference between the arterial pressure at the source of blood flow, and the pressure at the target tissue.
See also: pressure
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Driving pressure and survival in the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Predicted driving pressure and maximum velocity in the capillary die for various rheological models.
to 're-create' themselves without the driving pressure to achieve as an influence), and to gather strength for the school year ahead" (2011).
Once an item has accumulated, the driving pressure beneath the item is removed so products do not touch.
This shift occurred in higher floors because even though there was still less flow resistance through the stairwell, there was a greater driving pressure through the shaft, which led directly to the roof, than through the stairwell, which led to the ninth floor before exhausting to the roof through the east shaft.
These changes are driving pressure on IT organizations to play a larger role, to be operationally flexible, reduce overhead, and increase customer satisfaction to counter market volatility," said Mr.
Initially we thought the ash and smoke were triggered by rain but now we know the driving pressure was from magma," Surono, the head of the nation's volcano disaster alert centre, told the AFP news agency.
The driving pressure for coronary blood flow is the aortic root pressure minus the intraventricular pressure for the respective ventricle.
During the MEK run, operators had maintained approximately 55 PSIG driving pressure and 30 PSIG backpressure on the pig.
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