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Anesthesia and the Control of Ventilation

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Control of Breathing

  1. Edward G. Pavlin1,
  2. Thomas F. Hornbein2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030225

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Pavlin, E. G. and Hornbein, T. F. 2011. Anesthesia and the Control of Ventilation. Comprehensive Physiology. 793–813.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

  2. 2

    Departments of Anesthesiology and of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Assessment of Drug Effects on Breathing
    • 1.1
      CO2 Response
    • 1.2
      Hypoxic Response
  • 2
    Ventilatory Response to CO2
    • 2.1
      Inhalation Agents
    • 2.2
      Narcotics
    • 2.3
      Sedatives
    • 2.4
      Ventilatory Stimulants
    • 2.5
      Muscle Relaxants
  • 3
    Ventilatory Response to Hypoxia
  • 4
    Ventilatory Response to Loading
  • 5
    Ventilatory Drive and Timing
  • 6
    Conclusion