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Stokes, William (1804-1878)

Born 1804.

Regius Professor of Physic, University of Dublin.

Cheyne-Stokes respiration
A characteristic pattern of respiration where the patient's breathing alternates between weaker, less frequent and stronger, more frequent respirations.

Stokes-Adams attack
Syncope due to complete heart block. Previously described by fam:adamsSyndrome.

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