high frequency positive pressure ventilation

high fre·quen·cy pos·i·tive pres·sure ven·ti·la·tion

(HFPPV) (hī frē'kwĕn-sē poz'i-tiv presh'ŭr ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
A type of mechanical ventilation.
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There are three types of HFV, high frequency positive pressure ventilation (delivers 60-150 cycles/min), high frequency jet ventilation (delivers 240 to 660 cycles/min), and high frequency oscillatory ventilation (480-1800 cycles/min).

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