apneustic


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apneustic

(æpˈnuːstɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) of or relating to apneusis
2. (Zoology) (of certain animals) having no specialized organs for respiration
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Initially sensors are mounted on patient's rib cage and abdomen and this sensors detects various types of breath disorders such as Bradypnea, Tachypnea, Kussmaul, Cheyn-stokes, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Biot's breathing, Sighing and Apneustic.
These are the dorsal and ventral group of neurons located in the medulla, the pneumotaxic center and the apneustic center located in the pons.
Apneustic breathing involves a prolonged inspiratory gasp followed by a pause at full inhalation than release.