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The MAIN screen displays rate (AC or SIMV), tidal volume, inspiratory time, expiratory time, I:E ratio, flow, pressure trigger, flow trigger, mode (AC, SIMV or CPAP manual), alarm quiet, and lock on or off.
The Virginia researchers studied 606 women aged 13 to 87 (with a mean age of 46) and uncovered a statistically significant relationship between smoking and all forms of urinary incontinence, including "stress" incontinence, in which abdominal pressure triggers the loss of small amounts of urine, and another type that involves large urine spills.
It has been suggested that this morning rise in blood pressure triggers adverse cardiovascular events.