Definitions for "POSITIVE PRESSURE"
A positive pressure exists when the pressure inside a house zone is greater than the air pressure outside the zone.
In hemodialysis, referred to as "back pressure" or "venous drip chamber." Pressure exerted on the artificial kidney to cause removal of water from the blood. Increasing the positive pressure increases fluid removal.
Pressure in a space which causes an outflow of air.
The delivery of forced air to the lungs, as in mechanical ventilation or intrapulmonary percussive ventilation (IPV) therapy.
Artificial ventilation.