respiration.txt

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  1. What is the normal respiration rate for adults?
    12-18
  2. What is considered abnormal respirations?
    • <10
    • >20
  3. What are some factors that affect respiration rate?
    • age (infant to 3yrs, and elderly 65 and older have higher rates)
    • physical activity (depth and respiration increase during exercise)
    • emotional status (rate and depth increase during stress, anxiety, or emotion)
    • air quality
    • altitude (higher causes increased respirations)
    • disease
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respiration.txt
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