RESPIRATION

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RESPIRATION
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2011-03-10 12:47:05
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  1. PURPOSE AF ASSESING RESP
    • ESTABLISH BASELINE FOR PATIENT
    • KNOW PATIENTS RATE RHYTHM DEPTH QUALITY
  2. RATE
    • NORMAL RATES
    • ADULT 12-20
    • INFANT 30-60
  3. TACHYPNEA
    ABOVE 20
  4. BRADYPNEA
    LESS THAN 12
  5. APNEA
    ABSENCE OF RESPERATIONS
  6. RHYTHM
    REGULARITY OF INSPIRATION AND EXPERATION
  7. DEPTH
    • ASSESED BY WATCHING CHEST RISE AND FALL
    • DESCRIBED AS NORMAL, DEEP OR SHALLOW
    • NOTE THE USE OF ACCESORY MUSCLES
  8. QUALITY
    • RESP ARE AUTOMATIC, QUIET, AND EFFORTLESS
    • ABNORMALITIES ARE USUALLY CHARICTERIZED BY EFFORT OR NOISE
  9. DYSPNEA
    DIFFICULTY BREATHING
  10. SOB
    SHORTNESS OF BREATH
  11. ORTHOPNEA
    ONLY ABLE TO BREATH IN UPRIGHT POSITION
  12. WHEEZING
    COARSE WHISTLEING SOUND DUE TO A PARTIALY OBSTRUCTED AIRWAY
  13. STRIDOR
    UPPER RESPITORY OBSTRUCTION HEARD ON EXPERATION
  14. CRACKLES
    POPPING SOUNDS DURING ISPIRATION

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