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Tachypnea

tachypnea

An abnormally rapid (usually shallow) respiratory rate. The normal resting adult respiratory rate is 12-20 breaths/minute.


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Re: Tachypnea vs. Hyperventilation

Think about this, hypocarbia takes place when we hyperventilate since the CO2 levels in our blood decreases and more O2 levels on the other hand. CO2 is not just merely a gaseous waste. It actually stimulates us to breathe. The moment that our body senses that this gas is below the normal, we compen...

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by mcar
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:43 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tachypnea vs. Hyperventilation
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Tachypnea vs. Hyperventilation

Tachypnea - rate of breathing regular, but abnormally rapid Hyperventilation - rate and depth of respiration increase. can result in hypocarbia When does tachypnea occur vs. hyperventilation? I want to associate everything ...

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by phuturephysician
Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:58 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tachypnea vs. Hyperventilation
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Test Questions - Please Help :):)

... and outside the lungs e)intrapulmonary volume increases when the lungs recoil ____ 7.) Ceccation of breathing is called: a) dyspnea b) eupnea c) tachypnea d) hyperpnea e) apnea ____ 8.) Obstruciton of the trachea by a piece of food can lead to a) hemothorax b) pleurisy c) plumonary taponade d) ...

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by webCHO
Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:08 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Test Questions - Please Help :):)
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