A disorder where the parts of the cerebellum called "cerebellar tonsils" herniate outside of the skull into the spinal canal. Also called Chiari, some people reserve "Arnold Chiari" to refer to Chiari Type 2.
Muscular-walled tubed that are part of the circulatory system where oxygenated blood goes from the heart to the body.
When fluids, liquids, vomit and/or saliva is inhaled into the airways.
When no symptoms are present.
ASV - AdaotiveServo Ventilation
A piece of medical technology used in types of sleep apnoea such ascentral sleep apnoea or Cheyne Stokes. Has a different pressure when breathing in and out that adapts with each breath.
A neurological sign with the lack of voluntary coordination of movements, gait abnormality, Frequently caused by dysfunction from the cerebellum.
The atlas (C1) is the most superior cervical vertebrae. Named after Atlas of Greek Mythology, because it supports the globe of the head
Is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Blood pressure is frequently measured vital sign. Blood pressure is made up of two number. The first being Systolic and the Second Being Diastolic. Normal blood pressure is between 90/60 and 120/80. With any blood pressure below these values called Hypotension and above Hypertension.
Is the measure of the amount of glucose in the blood. High levels of blood sugar are called Hyperglycemia and low levelsHypoglycemia.