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PA

The two-character ISO 3166 country Code for PANAMA.

PA

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Panama. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Panamanian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Panama. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Panama. Each province has its own code with the prefix "PA." For example, the code for the Province of Bocas del Toro is ISO 3166-2:PA-1.
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An assumption was made that during the short interruption (100 ms), the alveolar pressure (Palv) has a constant value of 500 Pa.
The volume of compressed gas is related to alveolar pressure and absolute lung volume, and is consequently increased due to hyperinflation and high airway resistance in patients with obstructive airway diseases [3-8].
The flow-interruption method was based on the idea that during the transient interruption of expired airflow, alveolar pressure would equilibrate with mouth pressure (Chowienczyk et al, 1991).