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RTT 101 CHAPTER 1

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Question Answer
EUPNEAnormal rate and rythm; 12 to 20 breaths per minute
BRADYPNEAslow breathing, less than 12 breaths per minute
TACHYPNEAfast breathing, more than 20 breaths per minute
APNEAabsence of breathing that can lead to respiratory arrest
HYPOVENTILATIONdereased rate and depth
HYPERVENTILATIONincreased rate and depth
CHEYNE-STOKESrespirations that progressively becomes faster and deeper followed by respirations that progressively becomes slower and shollower usually ending in apnea
KUSSMAULincreased rate and depth of breathing usually associated with diabetic ketoacidosis
BIOT'Sfast, deep respirations with abrupt pauses
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