Previous studies have shown several factors to predict extubation failure, including the rapid shallow breathing
index (14), positive fluid balance in previous 24 hours (4), pneumonia as the reason for initiating mechanical ventilation (4), amount of endotracheal secretions (15-18), mental status (18) and hypercapnia (4,18) during the spontaneous breathing trial.
Well, asthmatics usually have very shallow breathing
The stress response causes you to have rapid, shallow breath, and even if you were not stressed, you could cause your body to become stressed just by consciously sustaining rapid, shallow breathing
By simply changing your breathing pattern from shallow breathing
to deep breathing, it is possible to lower your stress level.
When the condition advances to a moderate stage, violent shivering, slow, shallow breathing
and a weak pulse are the common symptoms.
This results in restricted air entry into the lungs and subsequently more rapid, shallow breathing
Within 15 minutes a person can experience drowsiness, loss of inhibitions, shallow breathing
, decrease in blood pressure, vomiting, seizures and amnesia.
Symptoms include dizziness, fatigue, faintness, headaches, pale and clammy skin, rapid and weak pulse, shallow breathing
, muscle cramps and intense thirst.
Though absolved of the most drastic claims lobbed against it (Steele could not determine that any of the Smithsonian skeletons were deformed by tight-lacing), corsets did contribute to a variety of milder ailments, including shallow breathing
, shortness of breath, atrophied back muscles, and potential difficulty in labor.
It involves a period without breathing in called the Control Pause - details of which appear on these pages - followed by five-minute sessions of shallow breathing
Unmanaged stress can cause high blood pressure, fatigue, eye strain, shallow breathing
, headaches, digestive problems, increased use of alcohol and tobacco, and domestic and personal problems.