Essays Tagged: "Respiratory rate"

Legal Issues in Nursing for BSN. Case study

cough, shortness of breath (SOB), bilateral ear pain. Vital signs on admission were pulse rate 160, respiratory rate 28, and a temperature of 101.6 °Fahrenheit (F) (rectal). Cindy Black was admitt ... ctice litigation (Bernzweig, 1996, p. 177).'Case 5Alterations in the nurse's behavior:Children with respiratory problems need skilled and competent nursing care. The symptoms of hypoxemia, a complicat ...

(5 pages) 327 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

An essay on the mechanism of breathing and its control.

ration or breathing out.Control of the ventilation mechanismThe ventilation rate is controlled by a respiratory system situated in the hindbrain. In this centre there, there are three separate areas1. ... mes operative again. The two centres in the pons act antagonistically on the Inspiratory centre.The respiratory centre responds to a change in the hydrogen ion concentration of the blood. If there is ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A literature review on patient transport in Intensive Care units.

potension and hypertension, increased intracranial pressure, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, change in respiratory rate, hypocapnia, hypercapnia and significant hypoxaemia. No transport-related deaths ha ... to one-third of cases mishaps during transport were equipment related. A long-term deterioration of respiratory function was observed in 12% of cases. Patient-related risk indicators were found to be ...

(20 pages) 228 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Benefits of Technology Upon Training

fect performance. Training at high altitude has many benefits. The first thing that happens is your respiratory rate and heart rates speed up. This occurs both at rest and during sub-maximal exercise. ... idative enzymes. All these changes come together to overall improve the efficiency of the athlete's respiratory system.There are some practical implications suffered by high altitude training these ar ...

(12 pages) 141 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Acetaminophen

e effectiveness of the drug. The results were not identical, but there were increases in heart rate respiratory rate and crying. But the drug did more good as a pain reliever after the surgery than be ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Positive Uses Of Marijuana

y day, one of the most common being Morphine. Morphine has many side effects. The most dangerous is respiratory depression. Minor degrees of respiratory depression may be detected following standard d ... oses of morphine, but this is not clinically important. With higher doses or in frail patients, the respiratory rate decreases, the patient becomes increasingly sedated, and the pupils very small. Com ...

(2 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Positive Uses Of Marijuana

y day, one of the most common being Morphine. Morphine has many side effects. The most dangerous is respiratory depression. Minor degrees of respiratory depression may be detected following standard d ... oses of morphine, but this is not clinically important. With higher doses or in frail patients, the respiratory rate decreases, the patient becomes increasingly sedated, and the pupils very small. Com ...

(2 pages) 394 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol