bradypnea


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bradypnea

 [brad″e-ne´ah]
respirations that are regular in rhythm but slower than normal in rate. This is normal during sleep; otherwise it is associated with disturbance in the brain's respiratory control center, as when the center is affected by opiate narcotics, alcohol, a tumor, a metabolic disorder, or a respiratory decompensation mechanism. See also hypopnea and hypoventilation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bra·dyp·ne·a

(brad-ip-nē'ă), In the diphthong pn, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word. Although bradypne'a is the correct pronunciation, the alternative pronunciation bradyp'nea is widespread in the U.S.
Abnormal slowness of respiration, specifically a low respiratory frequency.
[brady- + G. pnoē, breathing]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bradypnoea

Abnormally slow breathing, which is age-dependent:

Age 1 or under: < 30 breaths/minute;
Age 12 or under: < 20 breaths/minute;
Age 12 and over: < 12 breaths/minute.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

bra·dyp·ne·a

(brad'ip-nē'ă)
Abnormal slowness of respiration, specifically a low respiratory frequency.
[brady- + G. pnoē, breathing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bra·dyp·ne·a

(brad'ip-nē'ă) In the diphthong pn, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word. Although bradypne'a is correct pronunciation, alternative pronunciation bradyp'nea is widespread in the U.S.
Abnormal slowness of respiration, specifically a low respiratory frequency.
[brady- + G. pnoē, breathing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(20) Initial bradycardia, bradypnea, and recumbency were likely related to effects of envenomation on vascular endothelium, peripheral nerve endings, and myoneural junctions, (21) as opposed to an allergic or anaphylactic reactions, which generally demonstrate tachycardia.
(23-26) An additional treatment that could be used is epinephrine, which provides sympathomimetic effects and may have reversed bradycardia and bradypnea. (27) Survey radiographs were not performed because of the instability of the flamingo at the time of presentation.
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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).
Subjects were assigned randomly to one of two groups: the bradypnea cohort (Group 1) or the tachypnea cohort (Group 2).
While sitting comfortably in chairs, members of the bradypnea group were coached by an investigator to breathe at a rate of 8 breaths per minute for 15 minutes.
Bradypnea: The maximum mean change in temperature with bradypnea was 0.1[degrees]C (p=0.002).
Continuous oximetry, capnometry monitoring bradypnea during Patient controlled analgesia.
Coughing, laryngospasm and bradypnea during induction were seen in 3, 2 and 3 patients respectively in halothane group while no such complications were recorded in sevoflurane group.