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ap·ne·ic

(ap'nē-ik),
Related to or suffering from apnea.

apneic

See apnea.

apneic

adjective Referring to apnea, breathless

ap·ne·ic

(ap'nē-ik)
Related to or suffering from apnea.
Synonym(s): apnoeic.

ap·ne·ic

(ap'nē-ik)
Related to or suffering from apnea.
Synonym(s): apnoeic.

apneic

pertaining or relating to apnea or affected with apnea.

apneic index
a measure of an anesthetic's toxicity with respect to the concentration of the anesthetic necessary to induce respiratory arrest. It compares the concentration of the anesthetic necessary to cause respiratory arrest for one minute to the potency of that particular agent.

Patient discussion about apneic

Q. Any advice on Fibromyalgia or Sleep Apnea? Hi there, any advice on Fibromyalgia or Sleep Apnea? Just been there for the test for both and they said ‘yes’. It looks like I have them. Just need to know what to expect. Thanks a bunch in advance.

A. untreated sleep apnea can:
Increase the risk for high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, obesity, and diabetes
Increase the risk for or worsen heart failure
Make irregular heartbeats more likely
Increase the chance of having work-related or driving accidents

so here's a list of things you can do:
http://www.sleepapnea.org/resources/pubs/treatment.html

Q. my ears do not hear well especially when it's cold. i hear my breath and heart beat. what's my prolem? Denis when i breathe it feels like the breath goes through the ear when the weather is cold or when i do some excercise like jogging

A. for ear infections or blocked ear tube - try out the eardoc www.eardoc.info

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References in periodicals archive ?
8) Interestingly, the hypoxia that occurs during these apneic spells alone does not explain blood pressure elevations after obstructive apneas, (6) but is only one of the factors that, when added together, lead to hypertension in patients with OSA.
in a 1998 study treated apneic subjects with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).
Comparison of different airway management strategies to ventilate apneic, nonpreoxygenated patients.
A death notification report obtained by the Telegram & Gazette and filed by the hospital to the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said on May 16 that hospital employees found him in "asystole and apneic.
Upon assessing an individual child, if the child is apneic reposition the airway, then if respirations do not resume spontaneously, give 5 mouth to barrier rescue breaths.
Once he was found and paramedics arrived, he was apneic and severely bradycardic with no palpable pulse.
She had complained of a severe headache just before being found and was reported to be apneic and pulseless by her husband.
Current scientific belief was that these children had apneic periods due to problems with the respiratory centre of the brain and surgery would be pointless.
Coexisting obstructive sleep apnea (Overlap syndrome) Patients with coexisting obstructive sleep apnea may be hypoxemic at the commencement of the apnea (due to underlying COPD), and hence more likely to desaturate compared to patients with only OSA who may be able to resaturate to normal SaO2 after the apneic episode.
Arousal from sleep, which occurs during the third phase of an obstructive apneic event, may further elevate total peripheral resistance by increasing sympathetic nerve activity (2).
4) The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), also known as the respiratory disturbance index, is the sum of the number of apneic and hypopneic events per hour during sleep, and it indicates the severity of OSA.