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What does FRC stand for?

FRC stands for Functional Residual Capacity (pulmonary function)

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When an infant is born at or before 28 weeks' gestation, the infant frequently lacks pulmonary surfactant because of pulmonary immaturity, and is unable to establish a functional residual capacity.
Although there are conflicting findings on the effects of PEEP on EVLW in injured lungs, it is commonly accepted that PEEP improves oxygenation mainly by increasing functional residual capacity by recruiting air spaces, decreasing pulmonary shunt and redistributing alveolar fluid to extra-alveolar spaces.