Chemoreflex Model Parameters Measurement

  • R. M. Mohan
  • C. E. Amara
  • P. Vasiliou
  • E. P. Corriveau
  • D. A. Cunningham
  • J. Duffin
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 450)


In 1966, Lloyd introduced a model of the control of breathing (12). In our current version this model, ventilation (V) is the sum of three components; central and peripheral chemoreflex drives to ventilation (Vc and Vp, respectively), and a basal ventilatory drive (Vb) dependent on state.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Mohan
    • 1
  • C. E. Amara
    • 2
  • P. Vasiliou
    • 1
  • E. P. Corriveau
    • 1
  • D. A. Cunningham
    • 2
  • J. Duffin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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