Treatment of apneustic respiratory disturbance with a serotonin-receptor agonist.

@article{Wilken1997TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of apneustic respiratory disturbance with a serotonin-receptor agonist.},
  author={Bernd Wilken and Peter M. Lalley and Anne M. L. C. Bischoff and Hans Juergen Christen and Julianne Behnke and Folker A Hanefeld and Diethelm W. Richter},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={89-94}
}
Apneusis is a disturbance of respiratory rhythm characterized by severely prolonged inspiratory effort. It may occur after damage to the respiratory network within the lower brain stem and pons from an overdose of central nervous system depressants, blockade of glutamate receptors, asphyxia, hypoxia, or ischemia. Experimental studies conducted on laboratory… CONTINUE READING