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.

tach·y·pne·a

(tak'ip-nē'ă)
Rapid breathing.
[tachy- + G. pnoē (pnoiē), breathing]
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Transient tachypnoea of the newborn (TTN) which occurs soon after birth in some neonates and manifests by respiratory distress, tachypnoea, grunt, nasal flare, mild cyanosis and sub costal retracting.
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.
On the second hospital day, she complained of aggravated tachypnoea (respiratory rate, 40 per minute) and oliguria (urine output [less than or equal to] 20 mL/h).
These include abdominal pain, [6,9,14] respiratory symptoms such as distress and tachypnoea, [6] coughing, [9] wheezing or stridor, [10,13] and symptoms of oesophageal obstruction such as dysphagia, drooling [5,9] and vomiting.
A 33-year-old (gravida 3, para 2) woman presented to a secondary level teaching hospital at 37 weeks' gestation with a two-day history of pleuritic chest pain and tachypnoea. She had been compliant with antenatal appointments, which had documented stable observations, and she denied any cardiac symptoms during the course of the pregnancy.
With exposure to SSRIs late in pregnancy, transient neonatal complications, including jitteriness, mild respiratory distress, tachypnoea, weak cry and hypotonia were reported (9).
Several plants in this genus are harvested by local people as herbal medicine for treatment of lymph node tuberculosis, cough with tachypnoea, and rheumatic pains [15].
During the postoperative period systemic reperfusion problems may present as myoglobunuria, tachypnoea, and signs of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Other manifestations included tachycardia (3), tachypnoea (8), severe breathlessness (3), crepitations (4), haemorrhages (4) and urinary incontinence (2).
Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)* with dyspnoea, tachypnoea, and acute respiratory acidosis (hypercapnia and decreased arterial pH) plus at least one of the following: * Acute cardiovascular instability * Altered mental status or persistent uncooperativeness * Inability to protect the lower airway * Copious or unusually viscous secretions * Abnormalities of the face or upper airway that would prevent effective non-invasive positive pressure ventilation 3.
An affected baby may pant or breath rapidly for a while (this is known as episodic tachypnoea) and then stop breathing (this is called apnoea).
Transient tachypnoea of the newborn is recognised by presenting unilaterally on radiographs