Apgar score

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an assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant

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Apneas were identified as obstructive if respiratory efforts were present and as central if respiratory efforts were absent.
Electroencephalogram (EEG), Electro-oculogram (EOG), Electromyogram (EMG), Respiratory airflow by nasal probes, Respiratory effort by the chest and abdomen, Arterial oxygen saturation and EMG of anterior tibialis muscle.
Pulmonary exam findings include wheezing, tachypnea, increased respiratory effort, and poor air movement.
This can cause the patient to become fatigued from the work of breathing, leading to insufficient respiratory effort (McEvoy, 2013).
Their respiratory rate, pulse rate, and body surface temperature were measured by Vital-SCOPE; reference measurements were simultaneously obtained using a contacttype electrocardiogram (ECG) (GMS, LRR-03, Japan) and a respiratory effort belt (NIHON KOHDEN, TR-512, Japan).
This case report emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis of PCB and assessment of bulbar functions and respiratory effort to pass a nasogastric tube for feeding and to provide ventilatory support without delay.
Due to the absence of respiratory effort, the patient was ventilated with the Babylog 8000 plus ventilator (Drager, Lubeck, Germany).
But if they are sleeping a lot, not eating, have a tail bob and increased respiratory effort or simply look unwell, they may need a vet's help.
Respiratory effort can be simply defined by the sense of 'breathing work' needed to fulfill ventilatory demand in a hypothetical situation.
The patient responded well with improved respiratory effort and clear breath sounds bilaterally.
In addition, this case was unusual because consciousness was preserved and respiratory effort was not impaired.
Particularly people who constantly, during a long period of time perform the same activities connected with respiratory effort are at risk.
(11), stated that 30% of children with acute bronchiolitis need hydration because acute bronchiolitis cause inadequate feeding, increased respiratory effort and dehydration due to fever.
This subset of patients might meet criteria for upper airway resistance syndrome, which was first described in 1993 and is characterized by repetitive increases in resistance to airflow, increased respiratory effort, absence of oxygen desaturation, brief sleep state changes or arousals, and daytime somnolence.
(10) Furthermore, since most post-op patients are administered supplemental oxygen (at least in the initial 24 hours), pulse oximeters are inadequate to rapidly detect declining respiratory effort during initiation of opioid therapy.
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