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Changes in ventilation and its components in normal subjects during sleep.

Abstract:

Non-invasive measurements were made of ventilation, its derivatives, the contributions of abdomen and rib cage and arterial oxygen saturation in six healthy normal men whilst awake and during sleep. Minute ventilation fell significantly during slow wave (SW) sleep and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep (awake = 6.3 1 min-1, SW sleep = 5.7 1 min-1, REM sleep = 5.4 1 min-1; p less than 0.04). Mean inspiratory flow also fell significantly but timing was unchanged. The abdominal (diaphragmatic) contr...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/thx.40.5.364

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Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
364-370
Publication date:
1985-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:3517512b-2e70-470e-b263-7e52663841fa
Source identifiers:
71366
Local pid:
pubs:71366

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