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Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP)

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.
Also Known As:
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Experts

1. Pelosi, Paolo: 40 articles (12/2015 - 06/2003)
2. Gattinoni, Luciano: 23 articles (12/2015 - 04/2003)
3. Kacmarek, Robert M: 22 articles (01/2016 - 09/2002)
4. Slutsky, Arthur S: 21 articles (02/2015 - 04/2002)
5. Hedenstierna, Göran: 19 articles (10/2015 - 08/2003)
6. Marini, John J: 19 articles (08/2015 - 02/2002)
7. Brochard, Laurent: 17 articles (06/2015 - 04/2002)
8. Yang, Yi: 15 articles (01/2015 - 05/2004)
9. Matthay, Michael A: 14 articles (01/2016 - 01/2002)
10. Windisch, Wolfram: 14 articles (10/2015 - 01/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
3. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)
4. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
5. Lung Injury

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Oxygen
2. Gases
3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
4. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
5. Carbon Monoxide
6. Steroids
7. Carbon Dioxide
8. Colloids (Colloid)
9. Propofol (Diprivan)
10. sevoflurane (Ultane)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP)
2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
3. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator)
4. Anesthesia
5. Liquid Ventilation