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Breathing patterns

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Eupneanormal
Tachypneaincreased respiratory rate only (>20bpm): hypoxia, fever, pain, CNS problems
Bradypneadecreased respiratory rate only (<8bpm): sleep meds, alcohol, head injuries, drug overdose
apneacessation or absence of breathing: respiratory or cardiac arrest
Hyperpneaincreased rate and volume, regular rythum leads to hyperventilation: metabolic and CNS disorders
Cheyne-stokesgradually increasing rate and volume then decreasing rate and volume followed by period of apnea: drug overdose, meningitis, CNS disease, CFH
Biot'sincreased rate and volume followed by apnea: CNS problems, increased ICP
Kussmaul's deep & fast respirations and labored breathing: metobolic acidosis, renal failure, diabetic ketoaciosis
apneusticprolonged gasping inspiration followed by extreamely short,insufficient respiration: trama, tumor, brain damage
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