accessory muscles of respiration


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accessory muscles of respiration

Those voluntary muscles that assist the respiratory muscles—parasternal, scalene, sternocleidomastoid, trapezius, and pectoralis muscles—which do not function during normal ventilation.
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He was using his accessory muscles of respiration and had a pulse of 110 beats per minute.
The included patients were intensively monitored for signs of respiratory insufficiencies like respiratory rate of >30 breaths/minute, accessory muscles of respiration in action, O2 saturation<90%, Arterial Blood Gas Analysis (ABG)--PaO2 <50 mmHg, PCO2 >50 mmHg.
He was using his accessory muscles of respiration while sitting in chair in order to breathe.
There was no marked use of accessory muscles of respiration, and he did not have nasal flaring, head-nodding, stridor, wheezing, grunting respiration, or lower chest-wall in-drawing.
Blood was suctioned from her mouth, but stridor continued with respiratory distress evidenced by inspiratory descent of the larynx, paradoxical movement of the chest and use of accessory muscles of respiration.
The accessory muscles of respiration were functioning, and the intercostal, suprasternal, and substernal area was recessed (figure 1).
When an individual experiences stress physiology due to a stressful event, the expectation of a stressful event, or a memory or recurrence of the event, there is inhibition of the accessory muscles of respiration.
We hypothesized that if walking frames were beneficial to patients with a respiratory disability, much of the benefit would arise from the ability of the patient to lean on the frame during walking, thus bracing the accessory muscles of respiration and allowing them to be engaged in respiratory activities.
The accessory muscles of respiration are used to maintain the lungs in a hyperinflated state.
On examination, he was severely dyspneic with accessory muscles of respiration in use and was unable to speak a sentence.
He was tachypneic and noted to be using accessory muscles of respiration.
The muscles involved are the diaphragm and the accessory muscles of respiration.