apnoeic


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apnoeic

(æpˈniːɪk) or

apnoeal

adj
of or relating to apnoea
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Adj.1.apnoeic - of or relating to apnea
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On the other hand, sedation-assisted intubation avoids a paralysed, apnoeic patient should the practitioner fail to secure the airway.
If the patients became apnoeic, or the end-tidal carbon dioxide partial pressure increased over 45 mmHg (6.
Inspired pressures are delivered using pressure control in apnoeic patients, or pressure support in spontaneously breathing patients.
3) Obstructive sleep apnoea is characterised by snoring and episodes of apnoeic attacks during sleep.
In these patients, repeated apnoeic episodes during sleep may lead to changes in cerebral metabolism.
A supporter-related MCI, particularly when due to supporter stampedes with resulting asphyxial crush-type injuries, requires immediate basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with effective external chest compressions and efficient rescue ventilation to all those who are unresponsive and apnoeic.
Nighttime and diastolic hypertension are common and underestimated conditions in newly diagnosed apnoeic patients.
The young boy alerted his father, who found the child with the cord around his neck, pale, unresponsive, blue, tongue protruding and apnoeic.
Soon after birth, rapid deterioration occurs in these patients, including vomiting, axial hypotonia, apnoeic episodes, respiratory failure, coma and death within a few months.
It used to be thought that apnoeic snoring had absolutely no acute effects on brain function but this is plainly not true," said New South Global Professor Caroline Rae, the lead author of the study.
Rick was sedated and required ventilatory support due to prolonged apnoeic (cessation of breathing) episodes that followed the seizures.
He suffers from serious respiratory problems, including apnoeic attacks, an involuntary halt to breathing.