respiratory rate

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Noun1.respiratory rate - the rate at which a person inhales and exhales; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
vital sign - sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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A report of the hearing said: "Ms 1 reviewed Patient B's clinical notes and saw that Mrs Brady had recorded several clinical observations including respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, pupil size and reaction, pulse rate and blood sugar levels.
Summary: High frequency ventilators are ventilators that deliver mechanical ventilation with respiratory rate exceeding 100 breaths/min.
McMichael suggests learning how to assess your pet's vital signs of respiratory rate and heart rate, so you can provide information to veterinarians so they can decide whether emergency care is needed.
To evaluate attenuation of the manual restraint-induced stress response, heart rate, respiratory rate, and cloacal temperature were measured over a 15-minute period.
During xylazine therapy the pulse rate was significantly (P<0.01) decreased, but respiratory rate remained unchanged.
According to the company, the MediPines Gas Exchange Monitor provides critical parameters including respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, pulse rate, respiratory quotient and end-tidal CO2.
Before and after hour-long singing group sessions, patients with Parkinson's disease answered questionnaires about their mood and had their blood pressure, respiratory rate, and Cortisol levels checked.
After 6MWT there was no significant change in respiratory rate (at rest) (p=0.1338) and respiratory rate (After exercise) from baseline (p=0.4311) when compared between cases and controls.
The respiratory rate following endotracheal extubation was significantly lower at the 4th hour in patients who have received HFO (p < 0.001); however, it did not differ significantly at the other follow-up intervals.
In most hospitals, nurses routinely measure and document primary vital signs (e.g., pulse rate, oxygen saturation, respiratory rate, and body temperature) for all patients 2-3 times per day to make an assessment of the patient's condition [2, 3].