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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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).
A 27-year old female patient in the 14th week of pregnancy began to have palpitations, pain in left shoulder, and became orthopneic.