respiratory status

respiratory status

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as movement of air in and out of the lungs and exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen at the alveolar level. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Given the patient's worsening respiratory status, a computed tomography (CT) scan was ordered (figure 2).
Nurses must respond to this challenging condition with haste and skill to manage the patient's respiratory status and achieve the best possible outcomes.
The patient's respiratory status was improved over three days to normal.
During last few decades PFTs evolved as an important tool in assessing respiratory status.
Monitoring a patient's respiratory status usually takes place in a hospital setting and may be the primary purpose for a patient being observed or admitted to a medical setting.
Capnostream monitors are external (non-implantable) medical devices used to assess patients' respiratory status and identify changes in breathing.
PneumaCare said that the technology can be used to accurately measure respiratory status in patients with a wide range of respiratory conditions, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung failure, and to assess patients before and after surgery.
The patient's respiratory status improved with supportive therapy, and she was extubated on HD5.
In the antenatal ward she developed breathlessness after 4 days and was shifted back to MICU as her respiratory status worsened, she was reintubated as X-ray showed left side lung opacities (Fig.
The children's respiratory status was determined at age six.

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