Definition of Cheyne-stokes respiration
1. Noun. Abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate.
Generic synonyms: Breathing, External Respiration, Respiration, Ventilation
Medical Definition of Cheyne-stokes respiration
1. A pattern of breathing with a gradual increase in the depth of respiration to a maximum, followed by a progressive decrease in the depth of respiration resulting in apnoea, characteristically seen in coma associated with severe neurological insult. (27 Sep 1997)
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Literary usage of Cheyne-stokes respiration
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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1906)
"CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OBSERVATIONS UPON cheyne-stokes respiration. ... The extensive literature of Cheyne-Stokes respiration will be reviewed in a later ..."
2. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"Pathological Cheyne-Stokes respiration may be removed by administration either of oxygen or of carbonic acid. " If from any cause, such as cerebral ..."
3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1890)
"Clinic of Cheyne-Stokes Respiration.—'Dr. Samuel West reports an interesting case of Cheyne-Stokes breathing in association with granular kidney. ..."
4. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"Cheyne-Stokes Respiration. A remarkable abnormal rhythm of respiration, first observed by Cheyne but afterwards more fully studied by Stokes, ..."
5. A Text-book of physiology by Isaac Ott (1913)
"Eyster has pointed out that with the Cheyne- Stokes respiration there are also ... Douglas and Haldane have shown that Cheyne- Stokes respiration is ..."
6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1891)
"The ^Etiology of Cheyne-Stokes' Respiration. DR. MA BOTD read a paper on the aetiology of Cheyne-Stokes' respiration. [It will be found at page 9. ..."