Measurements of ventilatory regulation.

  title={Measurements of ventilatory regulation.},
  author={Nausherwan K. Burki},
  journal={Clinics in chest medicine},
  volume={10 2},
The ventilatory control system, although not yet fully understood, is a complex interaction of volitional and reflex mechanisms extending from the cerebral cortex to receptors in the lungs and chest wall. Measurements of ventilatory control mechanisms can be made at rest, during exercise, during sleep, and during hypercapnic or hypoxic stimuli. Measurements of ventilation, ventilatory pattern, and mouth occlusion pressure at rest provide valuable information on ventilatory control mechanisms… CONTINUE READING

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