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RESPIRATION, Med. jur. Breathing, which consists of the drawing into, inhaling, or more technically, inspiring, atmospheric air into the lungs, and then: forcing out, expelling, or technically expiring, from the lungs the air therein. Chit. Med. Jur. 92 and 416, note n.

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Nocturnal oxygen therapy versus adaptive servo-ventilation in patients with severe chronic heart failure and Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
Genco, UB interim vice president for research and director of the UB Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach (STOR), said there is "a growing worldwide clinical need to provide a cost-effective solution for diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cheyne-Stokes Respiration.
We talk about his breathing, something called Cheyne-Stokes respirations.
As an example of the complementary R&D and technology, Liken highlighted the Respironics HeartPAP(TM)(a) ventilator, designed with a smart algorithm to rapidly detect and treat Cheyne-Stokes Respirations for Congestive Heart Failure patients.
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Patients with persistent Cheyne-Stokes respirations may benefit from positive pressure therapy.