Cheyne-Stokes respiration

Description

Cheyne-Stokes respiration


History

1818John Cheyne

1854William Stokes

1953 – On March 4th 1953, the Soviet press announced that Joseph Stalin was ill and had ‘Cheyne-Stokes respiration‘. The following day he died.


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References


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