Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.11.134
Title: Co-ordinated intra-abdominal and intra-thoracic pressures regulate cough assisted cardiac circulatory support
Authors: McLachlan, C.S. 
Yow, S.Z.
Keywords: Circulation
Cough
Intra-abdominal pressure
Thoracic pressure
Issue Date: 11-Jan-2008
Citation: McLachlan, C.S., Yow, S.Z. (2008-01-11). Co-ordinated intra-abdominal and intra-thoracic pressures regulate cough assisted cardiac circulatory support. International Journal of Cardiology 123 (2) : 191-192. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.11.134
Abstract: Periodically case studies emerge that demonstrate voluntary and forced coughing in ventricular fibrillation or asystole can maintain consciousness for up to 100 s. Forced cough is effective in producing co-ordinated abdominal muscle contraction and increases in intra-abdominal and thoracic pressures. These co-ordinated pressure changes are likely to be responsible for assisted circulation. In this short communication we discuss some of the possible abdominal physiological mechanisms for cough assisted circulatory support. © 2007 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Source Title: International Journal of Cardiology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/107456
ISSN: 01675273
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.11.134
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