I:E

(redirected from Inspiration to Expiration)
AcronymDefinition
I:EInspiration to Expiration (ratio; also seen as I/E)
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The changeover from inspiration to expiration is pressure cycled and from expiration to inspiration by time.
Subjects completed three sets of 5-10 repetitions using one second of inspiration and two seconds of expiration (1:2 inspiration to expiration ratio), three sets of 10-15 repetitions of a 2:4 inspiration to expiration ratio and three sets of 15-20 repetitions of a 3:6 inspiration to expiration ratio.
The first is the patient's own recent average respiratory rate, including the ratio of inspiration to expiration and the length of any expiratory pause.