Positive airway pressure: some physical and biological effects

  • Björn Jonson
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 1)


Beneficial and deleterious effects of positive airway pressure on airways, lungs, pulmonary vessels and heart are often reported in the literature on artificial ventilation. The physical effects of positive airway pressure are manifold and complicated.


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