orthopneic

or·thop·ne·ic

(ōr'thop-nē'ik),
Relating to or characterized by orthopnea.

or·thop·ne·ic

(or'thop-nē'ik)
Relating to or characterized by orthopnea.
Synonym(s): orthopnoeic.
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5[degrees]C, orthopneic posture) received a rescue therapeutic treatment with tilmicosin SC 10 mg/kg (Micotil, Elanco Animal Health) plus meloxicam 0.
In the physical examination the dog was apathetic in an orthopneic position, severely dyspneic and cyanotic.
Mechanical ventilation is virtually always initiated with direct therapeutic intent, except when needed temporarily to assure safe performance of a hazardous procedure (such as endoscopy, bronchoscopy, trans-esophageal echocardiography or supine positioning of an orthopneic patient).