High Frequency Ventilation
... Interruption (HFFI)
2.4 High Frequency positive
Pressure Ventilation (HFPPV)
... by using negative pressure in the thorax . Once positive
pressure is applied, some degree of VILI is ... reduced by using smaller tidal volumes.
pressure ventilation, atelectatic regions will ...
Positive predictive value
... The positive
predictive value , or precision rate , is the proportion of patients with positive
test results who are correctly diagnosed. It is ... standard, as it reflects the probability that a positive
test reflects the underlying condition being ...
... in the thymus . The processes of beta-selection, positive
selection and negative selection shape thymocytes ... Settling
2.2 Beta selection
selection and lineage commitment
2.4 ... substages. The next major stage is the double positive
stage (positive for both CD4 and CD8). The final ...
Automatic Positive Airway Pressure
... This article is about the sleep apnea treatment. For the drug, see paracetamol .
Airway Pressure abbreviated APAP , is the most advanced form of treatment for sleep apnea . An APAP machine incorporates pressure sensors and a ...
... They are most common in children between 6 and 18 months and usually not present after 5 years of age. They are unusual before 6 months of age. A positive
family history can be elicited in 25% of cases. It is often confused with epilepsy .
There are two types of breath holding spells. Cyanotic ...
Family history (medicine)
... exact diagnosis
In complex situations, a family tree may be necessary to cover the necessary aspects.
Not all positive
family histories imply a genetic cause. If various members of the same family have been exposed to the same toxin , then they may develop similar ...
... response. Chronic inflammation occurs when the acute response fails to entirely clear the inciting factor. While chronic inflammation can lay a positive
role in containing a continuing infectious hazard, it can also lead to progessive tissue damage, as well as predisposing (in some cases) to the ...
... if there is no documented treatment benefit, may decide to choose the treatment so long as the theoretical possibility exists that there may be some positive
treatment effects, although this has not been empirically established. The relatively complex dynamics of this kind of compromise are an interesting ...
... costs. It is also applicable to other disciplines, such as debugging computer programs .
A more thorough analysis will consider the false positive
rate of the test and the possibility that a less likely diagnosis might have more serious consequences.
The law is named after the bank robber ...