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What is the normal peak expiratory flow rate of an typical adult?

Depends: Peakflow is based on your height and age. Best to google a peak flow rate calculator (they are free on line). ...Read more

Peak Expiratory Flow (Definition)

Is the maximum effort you can do while blowing the air out (expiration) is an inderect measure how your lungs are within a patient with asthma. Although not exact & varuiable as a follow up value can help ...Read more


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What is the normal respiratory rate for infants?

What is the normal respiratory rate for infants?

24-38 bpm: While newborns may breathe up to 50 BPM in the neonatal period, this settles down into the 20's to mid 30's by the end of the first weeks. Increases are common for increased activity or fever. ...Read more

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Whats the most normal heart rate of a child?

Whats the most normal heart rate of a child?

Varies: Resting heart rates vary based on the age of a child. Please see the MedLine table at: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003399.htm. ...Read more

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What is the normal temperature of an infant?

What is the normal temperature of an infant?

Depends: It depends how you take the temperature/ a rectal temperature can be from 97.6 to 99.6 and still be normal. Tempreatures taken in the armpit are generally a degree lower. ...Read more

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What is the normal adult heart rate during sex?

What is the normal adult heart rate during sex?

Who knows?: I am pretty sure nobody has looked at this question in a scientific fashion heretofore. I would guesstimate it fluctuates between 90-150 beats per minute, depending on age, medications used, phase of arousal etc. ...Read more

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What is the normal "respiration rate" and "heart beat" range of a 20 days old newborn?

What is the normal "respiration rate" and "heart beat" range of a 20 days old newborn?

Normal HR ; RR: The normal range for heart rate is 100-160 for a 3 week old, although if baby really upset crying hard up to 180 would not be unusual. Respiratory rate ranges from low 20's to 60. # week old babies also still have a percentage of periodic breathing, a normal breathing pattern where they breath very rapidly and then slow way down and almost look like they are not breathing and then speed up again. ...Read more

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What is the normal temperature range for an adult?

What is the normal temperature range for an adult?

97.8°F to 99°F: The normal body temperature of an adult varies depending on gender, recent activity, food and fluid consumption, time of day, and, in women, the stage of the menstrual cycle. Normal body temperature can range from 97.8°F (36.5°C) to 99°F (37.2°C). ...Read more

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What is the normal resting heart rate range of a 5 year-old child?

What is the normal resting heart rate range of a 5 year-old child?

Varies: About a hundred beats per minute. But it depends on the child´s activity. Also when kids get fever their heart rate elevates by about 10 beats with each degree of fever. ...Read more

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Is normal to have 36ppm in rest? Which is the normal heart rate in a 17y/o active girl?

Is normal to have 36ppm in rest? Which is the normal heart rate in a 17y/o  active girl?

60 bpm: However, especially in young athletic adolescents a resting hr can be about 40. Long distance runners especially tend to have lower resting heart rates. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for carbon dioxide levels in the blood of a child 6 years of age?

What is the normal range for carbon dioxide levels in the blood of a child 6 years of age?

Reference Range CO2: A pediatric reference range for carbon dioxide is 18-27 meq/l. What is the context? ...Read more

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What is the long term implication of a resting heart rate in the upper 90 s?

What is the long term implication of a resting heart rate in the upper 90 s?

Variable: May be none but in some cases heart can enlarge. Question is etiology of high resting heart rate? Anemia, thyroid, etc. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the most common respiratory rate and pulse rate of a patient?

What is the most common respiratory rate and pulse rate of a patient?

Everyone is diffrent: But the average pulse rate is between 60 and 80 beats per min. Resp rate is 16 to 18 breaths per min. ...Read more

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Is an ejection fraction of 50-55% on 2D echo dangerous in a young person? The official report would state it is the lower limit of normal.

Is an ejection fraction of 50-55% on 2D echo dangerous in a young person? The official report would state it is the lower limit of normal.

Likely not: It sounds like you're being evaluated for a possible heart condition. I would ask my primary care provider or cardiologist, whoever ordered the echo, why the EF is on the lower end. There are a number of reasons that are completely normal. It is always good to check and make sure if there are some modifiable things that can improve your cardiac function. ...Read more

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What is the BPM of an adult male heart?

What is the BPM of an adult male heart?

Normal Rate: Usually normal rates are considered to be between 60-100 bpm. However, if one is cardiovascularly fit, the rate may be in the 40s and still be considered normal. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an apical pulse and a point of maximum impulse?

What is the difference between an apical pulse and a point of maximum impulse?

Med school question: The apical pulse is the heartbeat beat you feel at the apex of your heart (the radial pulse is what you feel on your wrist. The PMI is the area on your chest where you feel the contraction of the heart the strongest (usually below the left nipple. ...Read more