labored breathing

labored breathing

abnormal respiration characterized by evidence of increased effort, including the use of accessory muscles of respiration in the chest wall, stridor, grunting, or nasal flaring.
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He knocked again, harder than before, for behind him he heard the steps and the labored breathing of his persecutors.
Sounds of labored breathing came through the broken door-panels.
With brief respites, during which we could hear the labored breathing of the contestants, the battle continued for the better part of an hour until the sounds of combat grew gradually less and finally ceased entirely.
Overall, the most common adverse events were diarrhea, nausea, cough, common cold (nasopharyngitis), bronchitis, difficult or labored breathing (dyspnea), IPF disease progression, decreased appetite, weight decreased and vomiting.
According to the FDA, clinical signs of ionophore poisoning in horses vary depending on the dosage ingested, but can include poor appetite and feed refusal of the grain product, diarrhea, weakness, rapid heart rate, labored breathing, decreased exercise tolerance, depression, wobbly gait, colic, sweating, recumbency, and sudden death.
Unlike many low-cost oximeters, Nonin Medical's clinically proven PureSAT pulse oximetry technology uses pulse-by-pulse filtering to achieve accuracy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients who may be experiencing low pulse strength, poor circulation, labored breathing and frequent desaturations," Eagle said.
Neuroscientist Robert Provine of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has long suspected that human laughter evolved from labored breathing during rough-and-tumble play of a common ancestor of people and chimps.
We evaluated a 45-year-old woman with a long-standing history of severe progressive MS who presented after dinner to the emergency department with acute dyspnea, aphonia, labored breathing, and diffuse subcutaneous crepitus of the neck.
McDonough's grand jury testimony and her labored breathing as she spent an uninterrupted hour detailing what happened that night.
Kopatchinskaja stomped her bare feet Sunday evening, generally comporting herself like an actor in a play, her labored breathing audible with every dynamic solo or exchange.
Several months ago, 2010 Purina High Point Open dog FC Adams Acres Water Lily fell ill with typical symp-toms--not eating, lethargy, a high temperature and labored breathing.
Labored breathing is a sure sign of this process, and therefore monitoring it will help you determine how close you are to the threshold.