"Lung Compliance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The capability of the LUNGS to distend under pressure as measured by pulmonary volume change per unit pressure change. While not a complete description of the pressure-volume properties of the lung, it is nevertheless useful in practice as a measure of the comparative stiffness of the lung. (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p562)
- Lung Compliance
- Compliance, Lung
- Compliances, Lung
- Lung Compliances
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Prediction of the acute response to surfactant therapy by pulmonary function testing. Pediatr Pulmonol. 1992 May; 13(1):11-5.
Respiratory mechanics and timing during sleep in occlusive sleep apnea. J Appl Physiol Respir Environ Exerc Physiol. 1980 Mar; 48(3):432-7.