"Work of Breathing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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RESPIRATORY MUSCLE contraction during INHALATION. The work is accomplished in three phases: LUNG COMPLIANCE work, that required to expand the LUNGS against its elastic forces; tissue resistance work, that required to overcome the viscosity of the lung and chest wall structures; and AIRWAY RESISTANCE work, that required to overcome airway resistance during the movement of air into the lungs. Work of breathing does not refer to expiration, which is entirely a passive process caused by elastic recoil of the lung and chest cage. (Guyton, Textbook of Medical Physiology, 8th ed, p406)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Work of Breathing" by people in Profiles.
Littmann L, Rennyson SL, Wall BP, Parker JM. Significance of respiratory artifact in the electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Oct 15; 102(8):1090-6.
Binks AP, Vovk A, Ferrigno M, Banzett RB. The air hunger response of four elite breath-hold divers. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Nov 15; 159(2):171-7.
Moosavi SH, Binks AP, Lansing RW, Topulos GP, Banzett RB, Schwartzstein RM. Effect of inhaled furosemide on air hunger induced in healthy humans. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Apr 16; 156(1):1-8.
Binks AP, Moosavi SH, Banzett RB, Schwartzstein RM. "Tightness" sensation of asthma does not arise from the work of breathing. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Jan 01; 165(1):78-82.