Example sentences for: airflow

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  • Respiratory airflow and transpulmonary pressure were measured and pulmonary resistance and compliance were calculated online (Model 6; Buxco Electronics, Sharon, CT) from the pressure and flow signals using the isovolume technique [ 42].

  • Morris and Lane [ 8] described a rapid rise of tidal expiratory flow to a maximum value in adult patients with airflow obstruction.

  • Thus, results of the analysis between antioxidants and FEV 1 or FVC will be similar unless in a population free of reported lung disease very strong effects on airway narrowing or airflow limitation are present.

  • In a study at Army training centers, Brundage and colleagues detected significantly higher rates of febrile respiratory illness among building occupants housed in modern barracks with low outdoor air ventilation rates as compared to soldiers housed in older barracks with higher ventilation rates [ 2 ] . In a study conducted during the Gulf War, Richards and his colleagues concluded that upper respiratory symptoms were more frequent in troops housed in air-conditioned barracks when compared to those that were housed in non-air-conditioned barracks, open warehouses or tents [ 3 ] . In a hospital-based study, an outbreak of varicella virus was explained by airflow studies, which demonstrated the spread of airborne virus from an infected patient housed in an isolation room to 15 other patients [ 1 ] . In a study conducted during a pneumococcal disease epidemic in a crowded jail, it was shown that attack rates were 95% higher in cells with the lowest volume of air supply per person [ 4 ] .

  • The lack of improvement of tidal flow indices of airflow obstruction in the present study may be because of a true absence of bronchodilation in these patients, or because these indices are not sensitive enough to detect bronchodilation if one existed.

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