Monday, April 18, 2016

Signs of adequate breathing in a patient

Name the signs of adequate breathing in a patient

Rate of breathing is 8-24 respiration per minute for adult. 15-20 respiration per minute for a child and 25-50 respiration per minute for an infant. 20 respiration per minute for elderly. Rhythm will be regular. Quality of breath sounds will be equal. Depth (tidal volume) is good. The chest will rise fully with each inhalation.

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