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RespiratorySystemData

Modules

 AirwayPressure
 Instantaneous pressure applied during positive-pressure mechanical ventilation.
 
 AlveolarArterialGradient
 Measure of the difference between the alveolar concentration of oxygen and the arterial concentration of oxygen to assess the integrity of the alveolar capillary unit.
 
 AlveolarDeadSpace
 The volume of unperfused alveoli.
 
 AnatomicDeadSpace
 The total volume of the conducting airways from the nose or mouth down to the level of the terminal bronchioles that does not participate in gas exchange.
 
 ChestWallCompliance
 The static relationship between the transmural pressure across the chest wall compared with the chest cavity's volume.
 
 ElasticWorkOfBreathing
 The work (generally during the inhalation phase) that is stored as potential energy which is recovered during exhalation.
 
 EndTidalCarbonDioxideFraction
 The fraction of gas in the mouth/nose that is carbon dioxide at the end of each respiratory cycle.
 
 EndTidalCarbonDioxidePressure
 The pressure of gas in the mouth/nose that is carbon dioxide at the end of each respiratory cycle.
 
 EndTidalOxygenFraction
 The fraction of gas in the mouth/nose that is oxygen at the end of each respiratory cycle.
 
 EndTidalOxygenPressure
 The pressure of gas in the mouth/nose that is oxygen at the end of each respiratory cycle.
 
 ExpiratoryFlow
 Instantaneous airflow out of the lungs (negative value when inhaling).
 
 ExpiratoryPulmonaryResistance
 The total resistance to airflow through the lungs during exhalation.
 
 ExpiratoryTidalVolume
 The volume of air moved into or out of the lungs during normal expiration.
 
 FractionOfInsipredOxygen
 Fraction of Oxygen being taking into the body.
 
 HorowitzIndex
 The ratio of arterial partial pressure O2 and the inspired O2. O2 level in blood vs. Concentration of O2 in a breath.
 
 ImposedPowerOfBreathing
 Externally imposed work of breathing (e.g., from a ventilator).
 
 ImposedWorkOfBreathing
 Externally imposed power of breathing (e.g., from a ventilator).
 
 InspiratoryExpiratoryRatio
 The ratio of the length of time of inspiration to the length of time of expiration.
 
 InspiratoryFlow
 The instantaneous airflow into the lungs (negative value when exhaling).
 
 InspiratoryPulmonaryResistance
 The total resistance to airflow through the lungs during inhalation.
 
 InspiratoryTidalVolume
 The volume of air moved into or out of the lungs during normal inspiration.
 
 IntrapleuralPressure
 The pressure difference across the whole lung.
 
 IntrapulmonaryPressure
 The total respiratory recoil pressure relative to body surface.
 
 IntrinsicPositiveEndExpiredPressure
 The alveolar pressure at the end of expiration - also known as auto-PEEP, air trapping, or dynamic hyperinflation.
 
 LungCompliance
 The static measure of the lung's ability to stretch and expand.
 
 MaximalInspiratoryPressure
 The strength of inspiratory muscles.
 
 MeanAirwayPressure
 Mean pressure applied during positive-pressure mechanical ventilation.
 
 OxygenationIndex
 Used in intensive care medicine to measure the usage of oxygen within the body and predict outcomes. A lower oxygenation index is better.
 
 OxygenSaturationIndex
 Usage of oxygen within the body and predict outcomes.
 
 PatientPowerOfBreathing
 Internally imposed work of breathing from the respiratory muscles.
 
 PatientWorkOfBreathing
 Internally imposed power of breathing from the respiratory muscles.
 
 PeakInspiratoryPressure
 The highest pressure applied to the lungs (alveolar pressure) above atmospheric pressure during inhalation.
 
 PhysiologicDeadSpace
 The sum of the anatomic and alveolar dead space.
 
 PositiveEndExpiratoryPressure
 The pressure in the lungs (alveolar pressure) above atmospheric pressure at the end of expiration.
 
 PulmonaryCompliance
 The total static compliance of the lungs.
 
 PulmonaryElastance
 The inverse of lung static compliance.
 
 RelativeTotalLungVolume
 The total volume of air within the lungs at any given time above the previous breath minimum volume.
 
 ResistiveExpiratoryWorkOfBreathing
 The work to overcome the frictional resistance to gas flow due to viscosity during exhalation.
 
 ResistiveInspiratoryWorkOfBreathing
 The work to overcome the frictional resistance to gas flow due to viscosity during inhalation.
 
 RespirationRate
 The frequency of the respiratory cycle.
 
 RespiratoryMuscleFatigue
 A measure of respiratory muscle weakness caused by excessive effort relative to the strength and endurance of the muscles.
 
 RespiratoryMusclePressure
 Pressure of the muscles that contribute to inhalation and exhalation, by aiding in the expansion and contraction of the thoracic cavity.
 
 SaturationAndFractionOfInspiredOxygenRatio
 A noninvasive surrogate for PiO2/FiO2 ratio (horowitz index).
 
 SpecificVentilation
 The ratio of the volume of gas entering a region of the lung following an inspiration and the end-expiratory volume of that same lung region.
 
 TidalVolume
 The volume of air moved into or out of the lungs during normal respiration.
 
 TotalAlveolarVentilation
 The air flow to the alveoli.
 
 TotalDeadSpaceVentilation
 The air flow to the dead space.
 
 TotalLungVolume
 The total volume of air within the lungs at any given time.
 
 TotalPowerOfBreathing
 The sum of the imposed and patient power of breathing.
 
 TotalPulmonaryVentilation
 The flow rate representing the exchange of air between the lungs and ambient air.
 
 TotalWorkOfBreathing
 The sum of the imposed and patient work of breathing.
 
 TransairwayPressure
 The pressure difference between the airway opening and alveoli.
 
 TransalveolarPressure
 The pressure difference between the alveoli and pleural space.
 
 TransChestWallPressure
 The pressure difference between the pleural space and body surface.
 
 TransMusclePressure
 The respiratory muscle driver pressure relative to body surface.
 
 TranspulmonaryPressure
 The pressure difference between the alveoli and the intrapleural space.
 
 TransrespiratoryPressure
 The pressure difference between the airway opening and body surface.
 
 TransthoracicPressure
 The pressure difference between the alveoli and body surface.
 
 RespiratoryMechanics
 The pressure difference between the alveoli and body surface.
 

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and transfer of gases between the lungs, the blood and the outside environment.

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