American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Rapid breathing.
- n. alternative spelling of tachypnoea.
- New Latin : tachy- + Greek pnoiē, breathing (from pnein, to breathe; see pneu- in Indo-European roots). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Physical findings on arrival on the Medicine service: fever to 102F, tachycardia, tachypnea, hypotension, crackles about halfway up the lungs bilaterally, and oxygen saturation of 89%.”
“I've noticed that our ED's nurses, when they want to bring to my attention a patient's tachypnea, actually record "19" or "21" as the respiratory rate ...”
“Babies born by cesarean are more likely to develop breathing problems such as transient tachypnea abnormally fast breathing during the first few days after birth.”
“Depends on age and presence of respiratory distress tachypnea”
“Respiratory illnesses such as RDS, transient tachypnea, pneumonia and respiratory failure can lead to other problems such as longer hospitalization, the need for a ventilator or antibiotics, and issues with feeding and failure to gain weight.”
“URINARY TRACT INFECTION ACUTE PYELONEPHRITIS MANAGEMENT Hospitalization Urine and blood cultures CBC, Serum creatinine, and electrolytes Rpt in 48 hrs Chest Xray - if w / dypnea or tachypnea 55 Monitor V / S, urine output (FBC)”
“Rates of small-for-gestational-age babies, admission to the neonatal ICU, preterm delivery, need for IV glucose, respiratory distress syndrome, and transient tachypnea of the newborn were similar between the two groups.”
“The researchers looked at whether an infant who was delivered at 37 weeks later died or was diagnosed with a number of conditions, including respiratory distress syndrome and / or transient tachypnea of the newborn, newborn sepsis, seizures, necrotizing entercolitis, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, required ventilator support within 24 hours of birth, had umbilical cord arterial pH (a measure of oxygenation) below 7.0, an Apgar score at five minutes of three or below, was admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit or required prolonged hospitalization.”
“Features that are evident in both coitus (sexual arousal and orgasm) and in undisturbed childbirth include changes in respiration (hyperpnea and tachypnea), vocalization, strained facial expression, rhythmic uterine contractions, loosening of the cervical mucous plug, frequent supine position with thighs adducted, a tendency to become uninhibited, exceptional muscular strength, an altered state of consciousness with rapid return to alert awareness after orgasm or birth, and a profound feeling of joy or ecstasy following orgasm or delivery.”
“In a child 39°), cough, respiratory distress, chest pain and tachypnea (50/min).”
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