tachypnoea


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tach·y·pne·a

(tak'ip-nē'ă)
Rapid breathing (i.e., 20 breaths/min).
Synonym(s): polypnea, tachypnoea.
[tachy- + G. pnoē (pnoiē), breathing]

tachypnoea

Abnormally fast breathing, as from exercise, heart or lung disease or anxiety.

tachypnoea

rapid breathing. In most situations when ventilation increases, there is normally an increase in both depth and frequency of breathing. Increase in frequency alone may occur in response to sudden immersion in cold water, and also can accompany anxiety. Tachypnoea with shallow breathing may increase only the dead space ventilation (as in panting) and so may not affect gas exchange.

tach·y·pne·a

(tak'ip-nē'ă)
Rapid breathing.
[tachy- + G. pnoē (pnoiē), breathing]
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However, after 2 weeks, there was a sudden development of tachycardia, tachypnoea, gallop rhythm, 2/6 systolic murmur on the left of the sternum and hepatomegaly.
Tachypnoea ([greater than or equal to] 22 breaths/minute).
The patient had pallor, tachycardia, tachypnoea, and fever.
Examination may often be normal, even though tachypnoea, hypoxia and tachycardia are common.
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Observations showed a septic clinical picture with swinging pyrexia, mild tachycardia and tachypnoea, while bloods on admission demonstrated raised inflammatory markers and anaemia (admission C-reactive protein 76mg/l, rising to 200mg/l within 6h; white cell count 7.
During the postoperative period systemic reperfusion problems may present as myoglobunuria, tachypnoea, and signs of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
On physical examination she was drowsy, glasgow coma scale (GCS) score of 10, and febrile having tachycardia, tachypnoea, marked pallor and mild icterus.
TTN (transient tachypnoea of the newborn) / wet lung: This occurs when there is impaired clearing of fluid from the lungs within 4 - 6 hours of life.
They described ARDS as the 'acute onset of tachypnoea, hypoxaemia and loss of compliance after a variety of stimuli'.
Neonatal morbidities include respiratory morbidities (respiratory distress syndrome, transient tachypnoea of newborn, pneumothorax, and intubation/mechanical ventilation), necrotising enterocolitis and sepsis.
4] Studies associate preterm birth and related complications, such as necrotising enterocolitis, respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), tachypnoea and apnoea, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) with dysphagia.