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Positive-Pressure Respiration

"Positive-Pressure Respiration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A method of mechanical ventilation in which pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of blood through the lungs and improving gas exchange.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Positive-Pressure Respiration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Positive-Pressure Respiration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 373 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.