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Descriptor English: Respiratory Mechanics
Descriptor Spanish: Mecánica Respiratoria
Descriptor Portuguese: Mecânica Respiratória
Descriptor French: Mécanique respiratoire
Entry term(s): Breathing Mechanic
Breathing Mechanics
Mechanic, Breathing
Mechanic, Respiratory
Mechanics, Breathing
Mechanics, Respiratory
Respiratory Mechanic
Tree number(s): G09.772.705.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015656
Scope note: The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Respiration (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Related: Airway Resistance MeSH
Lung Compliance MeSH
DeCS ID: 24860
Unique ID: D015656
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/16
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Respiratory Mechanics - Preferred
Concept UI M0023995
Scope note The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.
Preferred term Respiratory Mechanics
Entry term(s) Breathing Mechanic
Breathing Mechanics
Mechanic, Breathing
Mechanic, Respiratory
Mechanics, Breathing
Mechanics, Respiratory
Respiratory Mechanic



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