PLB

(redirected from Pursed Lip Breathing)
AcronymDefinition
PLBPersonal Locator Beacon (see SARBE)
PLBPhospholamban (cardiac calcium regulation)
PLBProductivity Linked Bonus
PLBProcessor Local Bus (high-performance, on-chip bus)
PLBPursed Lip Breathing
PLBProcessor Local Bus
PLBPipelined Burst
PLBFox Pro Library
PLBPayload Bay
PLBProgrammable Logic Block (basic blocks of a field programmable gate array)
PLBPolabian (linguistics)
PLBPassenger Loading Bridge (airport)
PLBProfessional Licensing Board (various locations)
PLBPlattsburgh, NY, USA (Airport Code)
PLBProvider Level Adjustment (insurance)
PLBPower Line Broadband (FCC)
PLBPosterior Lateral Branch (cardiology)
PLBPurchase and Leaseback (transaction)
PLBPremier League Board (Ghana)
PLBParti Louvri Baryé (French: Open the Gate Party, Haiti)
PLBPrivacy and Legislation Branch (Office of the Government Chief Information Officer; Canada)
PLBPlanning and Lands Bureau (Hong Kong)
PLBPrivate Label Branch
PLBPipe Lay Barge
PLBPulse Length Limiting & Blanking
PLBPlanning and Landing Bureau (Hong Kong)
References in periodicals archive ?
The pursed lip breathing prolongs exhalation and thereby prevents bronchiolar collapse and air trapping.
Pursed lip breathing has been recommended as a means to reduce dyspnea in people with COPD.
It was determined the patients tried to use drugs regularly and learned pursed lip breathing and effective coughing techniques mostly with their personal experiences.
van der Schans CP, de Jong W, Kort E, Wijkstra PJ, Koeter GH, Postma DS et al (1995) Mouth pressures during pursed lip breathing. Chest 11: 29-34.
* Position patients upright so they can achieve optimal lung capacity * Teach patients breathing exercises, such as diaphragmatic breathing, altering breathing rhythm, and pursed lip breathing. * If dyspnea occurs with physical activity, patients should use assistive devices and portable oxygen.