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Abnormalities in Respiratory Rhythm

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Control of Breathing

  1. Neil S. Cherniack,
  2. Guy S. Longobardo

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030222

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cherniack, N. S. and Longobardo, G. S. 2011. Abnormalities in Respiratory Rhythm. Comprehensive Physiology. 729–749.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Basic Features of Respiratory Control
  • 2
    Changes in Breathing Pattern Caused by Sleep-Waking Cycle
  • 3
    Cheyne-Stokes Breathing and Other Respiratory Rhythm Disorders
  • 4
    Animal Models of Disordered Breathing Rhythm
    • 4.1
      Biot's and Apneustic Breathing
    • 4.2
      Cheyne-Stokes Breathing
  • 5
    Instability in Respiratory Control-Analytical Considerations
  • 6
    Factors Affecting Stability of Respiratory Control System
    • 6.1
      Chemoreceptors
    • 6.2
      Ventilatory Depressant Effect of Hypoxia and Hypercapnia
    • 6.3
      Apnea Threshold
    • 6.4
      Effects of Sleep
    • 6.5
      Effects of Chemical Stimuli in Upper Airway Muscles
    • 6.6
      Body Gas Stores
    • 6.7
      Effects of Chest Bellows and Respiratory Mechanoreceptors
    • 6.8
      Circulation Effects
    • 6.9
      Interaction of Factors Producing Instability
    • 6.10
      Interaction of Circulation Time and Controller Gain
  • 7
    Conclusions