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cycling

 [si´kling]
the ending of an inspiratory phase of mechanical ventilation.
flow cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until flow drops to a specified terminal level.
pressure cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until an adjustable, preselected pressure has been reached.
timed cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until an adjustable, preselected time interval has elapsed.
volume cycling the delivery of gas under positive pressure during inspiration until an adjustable, preselected volume has been delivered.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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