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(ˌtækɪpˈnɪə) or


(Pathology) pathol abnormally rapid breathing

tachypnea, tachypnoea

abnormally rapid breathing or respiration.
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Systemic reactions such as tachycardia, bradycardia, tachypnoea, bradypnoea, hyper- or hypothermia, systemic hypo- or hypertension, and haemolysis using a peripheral blood smear during therapy were observed in the neonates.
Classification of Haemorrhagic Shock [1,2,3] Parameter Compensated Mild Moderate Severe Blood loss 1000 1500 1500-2000 [greater (mL) than or equal to]2000 Heart Rate 100 101-120 121-140 [greater (bpm) than or equal to]>140 Blood Normal Orthostatic Marked Profound pressure hypotension fall fall (mmHg) Capillary Normal Maybe delayed Usually Always refill delayed delayed Respiratory Normal Mild increase Moderate Marked Rate tachypnoea tachypnoea Urinary > 30 20-30 5-20 Anuria output Mental Normal Agitated Confused Lethargic/ status agitated obtunded Table 2.
Clinical signs include confusion, disorientation, decreased level of consciousness, inappropriate behaviour, ataxia or collapse, tachypnoea, and tachycardia, or the patient may be in cardiovascular shock on presentation.
Dyspnoea, tachypnoea and shallow breathing were observed on clinical examination.
The inability of methaemoglobin to adequately transport oxygen produces symptoms typical of hypoxia, including tachypnoea, lactic acidosis, convulsions, cognitive disorder, coma and death (Tanen et al.
Fontaine (2009), pneumonia in the elderly patient often presents with confusion, tachypnoea, lethargy, incontinence, abdominal pain, increased falling and delirium rather than the usual fever, chills and increased white blood count seen in younger people.
tachypnoea (greater than 60 breaths/minute), cardiovascular dysfunction such as persistent tachycardia (greater than 160 beat/min) or bradicardia (less than 100 beats/min), poor peripheral circulation, hypotonia or circumoral cyanosis or pallor were also included.
The patient may present with either hypertension or hypotension with associated tachypnoea.
2] <200) and peripheral capillary oxygen saturation < 90%, not improving with high flow oxygen inhalation and severe tachypnoea.
Tachypnoea (increased respiration rate) and chest in-drawing are usually present in pneumonia due to decreased lung elasticity and are often accompanied with hypoxia (7).
24] However some double blind trials have suggested no beneficial effects of zinc supplementation in ARI with respect to duration of severity of pneumonia, tachypnoea, chest in drawing or hypoxia.
He had tachycardia (heart rate 124 bpm), tachypnoea (32 apm), and moderate confusion (Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) 14); his blood pressure was 140/70 mmHg, and his oxygen saturation on normal breathing was 90%.