Chronic hypoventilation

Chronic hypoventilation is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Emergency Central is a collection of disease, drug, and test information including 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult, Davis’s Drug, McGraw-Hill Medical’s Diagnosaurus®, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, and MEDLINE Journals created for emergency medicine professionals. Explore these free sample topics:

Emergency Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --


  • Obstructive or central sleep apnea
  • Obesity-hypoventilation syndrome (Pickwickian syndrome)
  • Central alveolar hypoventilation (brainstem disorder)
  • Primary alveolar hypoventilation (Ondine’s curse)
  • Neuromuscular disorder, eg, myasthenia gravis, poliomyelitis, spinal cord trauma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Chronic hypnotic use

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: December 1, 2014


* When formatting your citation, note that all book, journal, and database titles should be italicized* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Chronic hypoventilation ID - 114771 A1 - Zeiger,Roni F, Y1 - 2014/12/01/ BT - Diagnosaurus UR - PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 4 DB - Emergency Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -