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What is the normal respiration rate for adults?
What is considered abnormal respirations?
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)
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