Breathing pattern in humans: diversity and individuality.

In adult awake human subjects at rest, there exists a diversity in the breathing pattern not only in terms of tidal volume and inspiratory and expiratory duration and derived variables (TTOT, VT/TI and TI/TTOT) but also in the airflow profile. Besides this diversity, in every recording of ventilation at rest in steady-state condition breath-to-breath… CONTINUE READING