airway resistance


airway resistance
s.
resistencia de la vía aérea, resistencia de las vías aéreas.

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  • Airway resistance — is a concept used in respiratory physiology to describe mechanical factors which limit the access of inspired air to the pulmonary alveoli, and thus determine airflow.Resistance is greatest at the bronchi of intermediate size, in between the… …   Wikipedia

  • airway resistance — the opposition of the tracheobronchial tree to air flow: the mouth to alveoli pressure difference divided by the air flow. Symbol RA or RAW …   Medical dictionary

  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome — or UARS is a sleep disorder characterized by airway resistance to breathing during sleep. The primary symptoms include daytime sleepiness and excessive fatigue.Medical community thoughts on UARSThere is question in the medical community as to not …   Wikipedia

  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 G47.3 Schlafapnoe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Upper-airway-resistance-Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 G47.3 Schlafapnoe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • upper airway resistance syndrome — an incomplete form of obstructive sleep apnea in which the upper airway resists air flow and becomes partially obstructed during sleep …   Medical dictionary

  • airway conductance — the reciprocal of airway resistance: the air flow divided by the mouth to alveoli pressure difference …   Medical dictionary

  • Airway (disambiguation) — The term airway may refer to the following medical terms: *Airway, a part of the respiratory system through which air flows *Nasopharyngeal airway, a tube used in the nasal passageway to secure an open airway *Oropharyngeal airway, a medical… …   Wikipedia

  • Airway obstruction — Infobox Disease Name = Airway obstruction Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D000402Airway obstruction is a respiratory problem caused by increased resistance in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Resistance — Opposition to something, or the ability to withstand it. For example, some forms of staphylococcus are resistant to treatment with antibiotics. * * * 1. A force exerted in opposition to an active force. 2. The opposition in a conductor to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Positive airway pressure — A typical CPAP machine houses the air pump in a case lined with sound absorbing material for quieter operation. A hose carries the pressurized air to a face mask or nasal pillow …   Wikipedia