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transient cessation of respiration

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Correlations among Self-Report, Breath Holding, and the IMP
Motion artifact is also of particular importance in pediatric imaging, as breath holding is often difficult or impossible in young children.
Material and Methods: A total number of 275 children aged between 6-60 months with iron deficiency anemia reporting in OPD were segregated for breath holding spells.
second and third immersions were performed with breath holding to maximum by volitional effort.
Based on these results, it can be assumed that inspiratory breath holding caused an activation of the postural control system, i.
The experiment established that heart rate changes by breath holding is not significant if done in air but becomes significant if done in simulated diving.
Table-II: Characteristics of breath holding spells.
Increased development of respiratory musculature and endurance due to regular practice of 'OM' meditation, delays the onset of fatigue, thus allowing the breath holding for longer time.
Harald Engan, who led the Sweden University experiment, said: "The juice has delivered significant extension of breath holding time.
The researchers also quantified cerebrovascular reactivity during hypercapnia using transcranial Doppler to assess cerebral hemodynamics during breath holding, the Breath Holding Index.
A population-based study in Geelong, Australia (The Geelong Study) determined the population incidence of breath holding in a sample of 4,988 children followed from birth through age 11 years to be 1.
The chest expansion, breath holding time and peak expiratory flow rate were measured for assessing respiratory functions in standing posture.
It was observed that their was no significance difference in Resting Respiratory Rate, Blood Pressure, Vital Capacity, Maximum Breath Holding Time, Peak Flow Rate and Cardio Vascular Endurance.
There are many sources of error inherent in testing a patient's DLCO, including variation in breath holding time, low inspiratory capacity and variable inspiratory flow rates, insufficient time between maneuvers, improper hemoglobin and carboxyhomoglobin corrections, choosing inappropriate equations or nomagrams for predicted values, patients cardiac output status, predicted equations and calculations, altitude considerations, test gas quality and tank pressure, demand valve resistance, gas analyzer accuracy, valve integrity and function, among others,