intermittent positive pressure breathing

noun

: enforced periodic inflation of the lungs by the intermittent application of an increase of pressure to a reservoir of air (as in a bag) supplying the lungs
abbreviation IPPB

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“Intermittent positive pressure breathing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intermittent%20positive%20pressure%20breathing. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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