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Rapid Breathing (Definition)

Rapid breathing is a symptom in which a person's breathing rate is faster than normal. Rapid breathing can be due to fever, lung infections, lung blood clots (pulmonary emboli), drug overdoses that ...Read more


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What does tachypnea mean?

What does tachypnea mean?

Fast breathing: Tachy - fast. Pnea - breathing. Approximately more than 20 breaths per minute in adults. ...Read more

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Whats the clinical meaning of tachypnea?

Fast breathing rate: Tachypnea means you are breathing faster than normal which is 12 to 14 breaths per minute. ...Read more

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Difference between hyperpnea, dyspne and tachypnea?

Difference between hyperpnea, dyspne and tachypnea?

Respiratory rate: Hyperpnea: increase depth of breathing. Dyspnea: feeling of shortness of breath tachypnea: increase respiratory rate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of transient tachypnea of the newborn?

What are the symptoms of transient tachypnea of the newborn?

Workup/Mgt: The symptoms can include rapid respiratory rate, poor feeding and desaturation. If the underlying cause is retained fluid, the neonatal lung has a way to remove the fluid usually within 48 hours. Most infants with a history of TTN do quite well. The management includes obtaining a chest radiograph and providing supportive care including oxygen. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Transient tachypnea of the newborn?

TTN: Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a parenchymal lung disorder characterized by pulmonary edema resulting from delayed resorption and clearance of fetal alveolar fluid. TTN is a common cause of respiratory distress in the immediate newborn period. It is thought to be a benign, self-limited condition, ...Read more

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Whats tachypnea mean?

Fast breathing: Rapid rate of breathing - varies by age. ...Read more