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- ‘Each apnoeic event per hour of sleep added about 1% to the risk of having hypertension.’
- ‘No further review or intervention occurred until two hours later when the patient was noted to be apnoeic and pulseless.’
- ‘Has his wife noticed him stop breathing (apnoeic episodes), or has he woken with a choking sensation?’
- ‘A pocket mask will enable ventilatory support to be given to apnoeic patients (whether due to trauma or medical causes).’
- ‘Some 70 percent had a history of unexplained illness (including apnoeic attacks, or episodes of 'near-miss cot death').’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.