peak inspiratory pressure


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peak inspiratory pressure

The maximum pressure in the lungs that is achieved at the peak of inhalation.
See also: pressure
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The increase in sputum clearance with the Mapleson C may be explained by previous laboratory studies which showed that the Mapleson C delivered higher peak expiratory flow rate, peak inspiratory pressure, and tidal volume (Savian et al 2005, Maxwell and Ellis 2003).
We didn't really get nervous about peak inspiratory pressures until they were over 30 cm H2O.
2] measured at baseline were not different between the CV and PV groups, although the CV group showed a higher peak inspiratory pressure at OLV 60 than the PV group.