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An abnormally rapid rate of respiration.



(also called polypnea), quick, shallow breathing without disturbance of rhythm. Tachypnea is a form of inspiratory dyspnea (labored breathing) unaccompanied by such clinical symptoms as constrained body position or cyanosis of the lips. Tachypnea may occur in healthy persons during physical exertion or nervous excitement.

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After the volunteers received instruction on using the Welch Allyn Sure Temp[R] electronic thermometer and measured baseline temperatures, they were randomized into one of four groups to test the assigned variable (hot beverage, cold beverage, tachypnea, or bradypnea).
Symptoms of RSV Mild Moderate Severe Cough Irritability Wheezing Rhinitis Tachypnea Rales Low grade fever Increased wheezing Marked retractions Wheezing Increased cough Nasal flaring Tachypnea Retractions Grunting Decreased PO Tachypnea > 70 intake Cyanosis Vomiting Decreased breath Diarrhea sounds Listlessness Hypoxia Apnea Respiratory failure
Mechanical Conventional Ventilation: The criteria for intubation include tachypnea, decrease in GCS score, hemodynamic instability, inability to manage the airway, blood gas criteria, inability to maintain Pa[O.
Severe Exacerbation - Patients presenting with a severe asthma exacerbation have dyspnea at rest, are agitated, speak only in words, and exhibit tachypnea and tachycardia.
Tachypnea (respiratory rate >60-80) or retractions 2.
The presence of stridor, tachypnea, tachycardia, and an upright posture and a short duration of symptoms are strong predictors of the need for airway intervention.
Additionally, infants diagnosed with NAS were more likely than infants without NAS to have complications including low birth weight, transient tachypnea, jaundice, feeding difficulty, respiratory distress syndrome, and sepsis (Journal of Perinatology 2015 [doi: 10.
A 20G needle was inserted in the right upper quadrant just lateral to rectus abdominis muscle following which the pneumoperitoneum reduced with sudden improvement in the oxygen saturation (98%) and tachypnea got reduced.
HBoV detection was also associated with respiratory distress (59% of cases), cough (59%) and tachypnea (53%).