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.

flow trigger

a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism for measuring the patient's inspiratory effort and starting assisted ventilation when flow reaches a given level.
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