apnoeic


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apnoeic

adjective Referring to apnoea; 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.
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Further, our data showed that apnoeic patients had higher concentration of Glx in the left temporal and occipital regions although values were not statistically significant compared to non-apnoeics.
Using nasal mechanical ventilation during stable NREM sleep, Zhou et al (45) have shown that the apnoeic threshold was -3.
Six hours after the onset of coma two intensivists independently assessed the patient according to the Canadian criteria for brain death, including observation during an eight minute period of apnoeic oxygenation during which no spontaneous respiratory efforts were seen.
2] following apnoeic periods (36), and therefore worsening hypoventilation.
If the patient remained apnoeic for more than 30 seconds after cLMA insertion, the lungs were manually ventilated via the cLMA to maintain oxygen saturations above 95% and end-tidal carbon dioxide tensions between 5.
After insertion, an initial assessment of ventilation was made after the device had been connected to the breathing system by either observing the patient's respiratory movement and the capnogram when breathing spontaneously or, in apnoeic patients (most cases), observing for chest expansion and the capnogram by gently squeezing the reservoir bag.
Surgery commenced and the baby was born five minutes later, apnoeic and hypotonic.
The improvement of intubating conditions is probably due to the apnoeic, analgesic and antitussive effect of opioids (9).
who had become apnoeic during anaesthesia for an operation treating mastoid disease which developed a brain abscess.
2] and hypoxia, and the apnoeic threshold, are greater in men than women (38-40).
Fibreoptic bronchoscope (FOB) guided tracheal intubation in apnoeic or paralysed patients needs experience, as the time available to secure the airway is limited and maintaining a midline position of the scope using the oral route is difficult.
He soon became apnoeic and desaturation and bradycardia were observed.