flow trigger


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trigger

 [trig´er]
an event that stimulates initiation of a subsequent event or process.
flow trigger a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism for measuring the patient's inspiratory effort and starting of assisted ventilation when flow reaches a given level.
pressure trigger a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism for measuring pressure and starting assisted ventilation when pressure reaches a given level.
time trigger a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism that measures frequency of respirations and starts assisted ventilation when the respiratory frequency is at a given point.
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Morgado said the town has some control over the other flow standards mandated by the state Department of Environmental Protection because the town operates the overall water system, but not the stream flow triggers.
Other than the features accessed by the graphics screen, all the main parameters for ventilation: FIO2, tidal volume, peak flow/inspiratory time, frequency, pressure support, pressure limit, and flow trigger are set with the simple turn of a knob.
After adjustment of the flow trigger (turned OFF at high leak rates) and the flow cycle threshold (set on 70%), ventilation was accomplished for simulated mask breathing with leaks from 3.5 LPM up to 44 LPM.
In 2015, massive floods and debris flow triggered by Typhoons 'Lando' and 'Nona' struck the villages here, including parts of the business center, destroying buildings and houses and displacing families.