The North Carolina Respiratory Model

A Multipurpose Model for Studying the Control of Breathing
  • Frederic L. Eldridge


Computer-based mathematical models of respiration have been used for some decades to study respiratory control. Such models can mimic both steady state and dynamic behaviors to a wide variety of forcings[1] and have been particularly useful in gaining understanding of some of the chemical and circulatory factors underlying unstable, periodic breathing of the Cheyne-Stokes type[2]–[4].


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Lung Volume Carotid Body Ventilatory Response 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederic L. Eldridge
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  1. 1.Departments of Medicine and PhysiologyUniversity of North CarolinaChapel Hill

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