agonal respiration


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agonal respiration

ag·o·nal res·pi·ra·tion

(agŏ-năl reśpĕr-āshŭn)
Shallow breathing pattern that is often related to cardiac arrest and death.
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Similar patients presenting with syncope, seizure, or nocturnal agonal respiration also should undergo ICD implantation after noncardiac causes of these symptoms have been ruled out.