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Respiratory arrest usually results from the transient paralysis of the medullary respiratory center.
Recent studies at the National Respiratory Center in Colorado indicate that theophylline, like caffeine has both desirable and undesirable action in children.
All the changes are mediated by the high progesterone level influencing respiratory center through lowering the threshold and increasing the sensitivity.
The authors would like to thank the University of Sulaimani for supporting the project and the staff of SHAR Hospital Respiratory Center in Sulaimani city for technical assistance.
The breath holding time measures the level of the threshold of the respiratory center to the partial pressure of the carbon dioxide level.
The most serious side effect of the opioid antagonists is respiratory depression, which is mediated by decreased sensitivity of the respiratory center to elevations in arterial carbon dioxide pressure (PaCO2).
In fact, agonal breathing--a distinctively slow breathing pattern in which the collapsed person appears to be gasping for air--is an extremely common occurrence shortly after the respiratory center in the brainstem becomes deprived of oxygen-rich blood.
of the University of Arizona Respiratory Center, who was not involved in the study.
It's difficult to compare the health risks from dust with other types of aerosols, but Joe Mauderly, director of the National Environmental Respiratory Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, suggests one approach.
But other clinicians feel that lesions of the respiratory center do not explain the occurrence of this condition, since all symptoms can be completely reversible with weight loss (Price & Wilson, 1986).
When the baby is stressed, his respiratory center can't respond properly, resulting is inadequate breathing and death.
In normal breathing after a particular degree of stretching or even before this, stretch receptors (situated in the walls of the alveoli) are stimulated and send information to the respiratory center so that exhalation sets in.