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The development of periodicity of heart rate and respiration during sleep in newborn babies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  579436     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Polygraphic records of EEG, ocular movements, respiration, and heart rate were made continuously in 10 full term babies between 2 and 7 days old. Power spectral analysis was then computed for heart and respiratory rate. The period durations obtained by this method ranged from 20 to 70 minutes. Most of the power spectra showed two maxima. In many cases cycles of respiration and heart rate were not identical. The experiments show that newborns have two separate cycles with different period durations. Most probably the shorter cycle originates from the fetal life, the longer one represents the development of the periodicity of the adult.
Authors:
W Baust; J Gagel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropädiatrie     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0028-3797     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropadiatrie     Publication Date:  1977 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-02-18     Completed Date:  1978-02-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0260671     Medline TA:  Neuropadiatrie     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-96     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / physiology
Electroencephalography
Eye Movements
Heart Rate*
Humans
Infant, Newborn*
Oxygen
Respiration*
Sleep*
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-44-7/Oxygen

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