87. Respiratory Control during Sleep

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. William R. Krimsky and
  2. James C. Leiter

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch87

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Krimsky, W. R. and Leiter, J. C. (2005) Respiratory Control during Sleep, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch87

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • respiratory control during sleep;
  • central CO2 chemosensitivity;
  • Hering–Breuer reflex


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Central Co2 Chemoreceptors

  • Peripheral Chemoreceptors

  • Vagal and Upper Airway Receptors

  • Control of Accessory Muscles of Rrespiration, Including the Upper Airway

  • Summary

  • References

  • Additional Reading