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res·pi·ra·tory rate

frequency of breathing, recorded as the number of breaths per minute.
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respiratory rate

The number of breaths/minute, or cycles of inspiration and expiration per unit time.

Types
Tachypnoea
Increased respiratory rate.

Bradypnoea
Decreased respiratory rate.

Apnoea
No respiration.
 
Normal adult rate 
Respiratory rate—16-20 breaths/minute.

Normal Infant rate—Up to 30 breaths/minute.
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systemic inflammatory response syndrome

A term that 'was developed to imply a clinical response arising from a nonspecific insult and includes two or more of the following. See Sepsis, Septic shock, Severe sepsis.
Systemic inflammatory responses
Temperature < 36ºC or > 38ºC
Heart rate > 90 beats/min
Respiratory rate pCO2 < 32 mm Hg or > 20 breaths/min
WBC count < 4 x 109 or > 12 x 109 or , or the presence of > 0.10 immature neutrophils
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

res·pi·ra·tory rate

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē rāt)
Frequency of breathing, recorded as the number of breaths per minute.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

respiratory rate

The number of breaths per minute.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

res·pi·ra·tory rate

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē rāt)
Frequency of breathing, recorded as number of breaths per minute.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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