respiratory rate


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res·pi·ra·tory rate

frequency of breathing, recorded as the number of breaths per minute.

respiratory rate

The number of breaths/minute, or cycles of inspiration and expiration per unit time.

Types
Tachypnoea
Increased respiratory rate.

Bradypnoea
Decreased respiratory rate.

Apnoea
No respiration.
 
Normal adult rate 
Respiratory rate—16-20 breaths/minute.

Normal Infant rate—Up to 30 breaths/minute.

systemic inflammatory response syndrome

A term that 'was developed to imply a clinical response arising from a nonspecific insult and includes two or more of the following. See Sepsis, Septic shock, Severe sepsis.
Systemic inflammatory responses
Temperature < 36ºC or > 38ºC
Heart rate > 90 beats/min
Respiratory rate pCO2 < 32 mm Hg or > 20 breaths/min
WBC count < 4 x 109 or > 12 x 109 or , or the presence of > 0.10 immature neutrophils

res·pi·ra·tory rate

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē rāt)
Frequency of breathing, recorded as the number of breaths per minute.

respiratory rate

The number of breaths per minute.

res·pi·ra·tory rate

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē rāt)
Frequency of breathing, recorded as number of breaths per minute.
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Decrease in respiratory rate after propofol anesthesia has also been reported by other researchers in sheep (Lin et al., 1994), and in goats (Celestine et al., 2014; Prassinos et al., 2005).
Comparison of difference in respiratory rate at rest and respiratory rate after exercise Group Respiratory Rate P value (At rest) Mean [+ or -] SD Case (n=30) 20.133 [+ or -] 2.5560 0.1338 Control (n=28) 19.178 [+ or -] 2.1951 Group Respiratory Rate P value (After 6MWT) Mean [+ or -] SD Case (n=30) 21.2666 [+ or -] 2.3034 0.4311 Control (n=28) 20.6785 [+ or -] 3.2891
Figure 3 shows the Bland-Altman and Pearson's correlation plots for ten participants with 160 pairs of respiratory rate (resting condition only) and 320 pairs of pulse rate (rest and after exercising) measurements in the laboratory.
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All the patients presented with history of cough and/or difficult breathing, on physical examination having (i) fast breathing (respiratory rate >50/min if age 2-11 months, rate >40/min if age 12-59 months) or (ii) lower chest wall in-drawing admitted in the ward and further evaluated for x-ray chest findings (mentioned in operational definition) specific for pneumonia by advising chest radiograph.
The other explanation of this elevated respiratory rates with increase pulse rates might be routine anxiety and stress that usually happens in patients attending dental clinics.8,12 Gender based comparison of oro-dental complains revealed marginal male dominance.
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Table 1 shows that mean recovery time taken to reach the resting pulse rate, resting SBP, resting DBP, and resting respiratory rate with slow music 9.38 [+ or -] 1.47 min, 8 [+ or -] 1.10 min, 7.32 [+ or -] 0.95 min, and 9.10 [+ or -] 1.39 min, respectively, which is significantly faster than that with fast music 10.45 [+ or -] 1.31 min, 9.30 [+ or -] 1.29 min, 8.22 [+ or -] 1.21 min, and 10.13 [+ or -] 1.10 min and no music 12.05 [+ or -] 1.52 min, 10.72 [+ or -] 1.26 min, 9.52 [+ or -] 1.40 min, and 11.27 [+ or -] 1.57 min, respectively.
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