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Design and Analysis of Experiments for Studying Hypoxic-Hypercapnic Interactions in Respiratory Control

  • Peter A. Robbins

Abstract

Let x ∈ S x, where S x is the interval of allowable hypercapnic stimuli, and let yS y , where S y is the interval of allowable hypoxic stimuli. A respiratory control function, θ, may be defined which maps the stimulus pair (x, y) to the steady-state ventilation, θ(x,y). For any x i,x 2S x , and y 1, y 2S y, the stimulus changes, Δx, Δy, may be defined as:
$$\Delta x\, = \,{x_{2\,}} - \,{x_1}$$
and
$$\Delta y\, =\,{y_{2\,}} - \,{y_1}$$
.

Keywords

Ventilatory Response Hypoxic Response Stimulus Change Anesthetised Animal Gain Term 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Robbins
    • 1
  1. 1.University Laboratory of PhysiologyOxfordUK

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