Central periodic breathing observed on hospital admission is associated with an adverse prognosis in conscious acute stroke patients

Anne M Rowat, Martin S Dennis, Joanna M Wardlaw

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Abstract

Central periodic breathing (CPB) is common following acute stroke, but its prognostic significance is uncertain. We determined the frequency of CPB on admission with stroke and assessed whether it was related to outcome.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)340-7
Number of pages8
JournalCerebrovascular diseases
Volume21
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Consciousness
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Patient Admission
  • Respiration Disorders
  • Risk Assessment
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Stroke
  • Survival Rate

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