What happens to the respiratory rate during a heart attack?
The respiratory rate i.e. the breathing rate per minute drops down from the normal breathing rate. It is because during a heart attack, heart cannot supply enough oxygen to the body resulting in diminished breath. ...
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Respiratory Rate
What is the normal respiratory rate per minute?
The normal respiratory rate per minute will differ depending on the age of a person. The respiratory rate for a healthy adult should be between 12 to 18 breaths per minute. For newborn baby, it's between 30 and 60 per minute. ...
Asked in Health
What is abnormal respiratory rate?
An abnormal respiratory rate is the number of times that a person breathes in one minute that is outside of the normal range of respirations in most people. The average normal rate for adults is 60 to 90, and for infants it is 100 to 140. ...
Asked in Respiratory System
Which area of brain is most important in setting the basic respiratory rate and rhythm?
The respiratory center of the medulla is responsible for dictating the respiratory rate and rhythm. ...
Asked in Heart Rate
What is the difference between pulse rate and respiratory rate?
Pulse Rate is the number of times your heart beats in a minute. Breathing Rate (Respiratory Rate) is the number of times you breathe in one minute. ...
Asked in Respiratory Rate
Can you calculate a person's respiratory rate from their heart rate?
No there is not a direct connection. Typicly as heart rate increases it is in response to increased cardiac demand and respiratory rate increases accordingly. ...
Which is the best position to assess the clients respiratory rate?
The most common way to measure respiratory rate is in the seated position. ...
Asked in Respiratory System
How many time does a humans breath?
A person's respiratory rate changes with age and physical condition. A baby, (0 - 12months), has a respiratory rate of 25 - 30 breaths per minute, a child, (1 - 10yrs), 20 - 25 bpm and an adult has a rate between 12 and 20 bpm. A person with a good physical condition would breath slower than an unfit person. A sickness or disease like asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, would elevate the respiratory rate. Information from memory and paramedical training. ...
Asked in Units of Measure, Respiratory Rate
How do you measure respiratory volume?
Respiratory volume or respiratory minute volume is the volume of air which can be inhaled or exhaled from a person's lung in one minute.It is normally consider when a person on a ventilator for breathing problem due to sickness or injury. It is calculated by taking the tidal volume( or lung volume ) and multiplying it by the respiratory rate( the number of breaths per minute a person is taking). ...