Respiration

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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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Prognostic value of nocturnal Cheyne-Stokes respiration in chronic heart failure.
Cheyne-Stokes respiration with central sleep apnea in chronic heart failure: proposals for a diagnostic and therapeutic strategy.
The use of bi level PAP and ASV for CSA with Cheyne-Stokes respiration (CSA-CSR) in CHF has been reported in a few case series (49,117,118).
Dr Setty is said to have told the parent their child was suffering from severe breathing difficulties because of a condition called Cheyne-Stokes respiration, but is alleged to have failed to arrange for an ambulance to take the baby to casualty.