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Respiratory Mechanics

"Respiratory Mechanics" 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.

The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Respiratory Mechanics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Respiratory Mechanics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 527 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 40 publications in 2009
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