nonrespiratory

nonrespiratory

originating elsewhere than in the respiratory system.

nonrespiratory acidosis
results from loss of bicarbonate from the extracellular fluid, e.g. in diarrhea and paralytic ileus. Called also metabolic acidosis.
nonrespiratory alkalosis
results from loss of chloride ions, e.g. in gastric dilatation, vomiting, abomasal torsion.
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Comparison of the Xpert MTB/RIF test with an IS6110-TaqMan real-time PCR assay for direct detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis in respiratory and nonrespiratory specimens.
For medical history, having had an episode of acute respiratory illness, having been hospitalized for asthma or acute lower RTI, and having [greater than or equal to] 1 nonrespiratory chronic illness increased the probability of development of meningococcal disease.
Radon and nonrespiratory mortality in the American Cancer Society cohort.
and Dean Beebe 2006 'The contribu-tion of intermittent hypoxia, sleep debt and sleep disruption to daytime performance deficits in children: consideration of respiratory and nonrespiratory sleep disorders', Sleep Medicine Reviews 10:109-18.
Holdaway of the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, and associates reported on 211 children with acute bronchiolitis and 295 controls with nonrespiratory illness.
16 In fact, studies have shown that mortality in patients with COPD is mainly due to nonrespiratory disorders such as cardiovascular diseases rather than the airway disease itself.
Nonrespiratory Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection at a children's hospital.
The rates of nonrespiratory cancers such as breast, prostate and colorectal cancers did not show a link to elevation.
The study of over 400,000 Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with COPD between 1999 and 2006 found the hospitalization rate decreased by 18% for all causes, by 24% for all respiratory causes, and by 14% for all nonrespiratory causes.
The soft tissues of the orbit are one of the most frequent nonrespiratory, nonrenal systems affected, and orbital involvement has been reported in 45% to 60% of patients diagnosed as having GPA.
The diaphragm, the major IM, has been shown to be activated during nonrespiratory activities including power lifting and bicep curls (Al-bilbeisi and McCool, 2000).