threshold resistance


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threshold resistance

The amount of pressure necessary in overcoming resistance to flow.
See also: resistance
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The most common and wide-spread systems utilize flow to the patient that meets either a threshold resistance or fixed orifice on the expiratory limb of the patient circuit (I realize I am oversimplifying this concept however, for the purpose of this column, I will assume an educated reader and move on).
The most common and wide-spread systems utilize flow to the patient that meets either threshold resistance or fixed orifice on the expiratory limb of the patient circuit (I realize I am oversimplifying this concept however, for the purpose of this column, I will assume an educated reader and move on).