Asked in Respiratory Rate, Animal Life
What is the difference between normal and average respiratory rate?
The difference between normal and average respiratory rate is simple. Normal is healthy and cannot change and average most certainly can change. ...
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 Health, Respiratory System
What is the normal respiratory rate for an adult and what will be the first sign of respiratory distress?
The average breathing for an adult is 12 to 20 breaths per minute. The act of breathing consists of two phases, inspiration and expiration. Early signs of respiratory distress include: - increased respiratory rate - flaring of the nostrils - use of accessory muscles of respiration ...
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. ...