How would you describe the patient's breathing rate in exercise 2?
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXERCISES 4 THRU 11. Match the term in Column I
with its meaning in Column II by writing the letter of the meaning in the blank.
_____ 4. Sputum
Breathing accompanied by whistling
_____ 5. Viscous
Cough that has existed for a long time.
_____ 6. Acute
6-10 breaths per minute.
_____ 7. Depth
Gasping for air.
_____ 8. Wheezing
Bracing arms against knees in order to
_____ 9. Chronic
breathe more normally.
_____10. Normal adult breathing
Cough that came on suddenly.
12-20 breaths per minute.
_____11. Labored breathing
Amount of air breathed in and out.
Mucus coughed up from lungs.
Mucus produced in the mouth and used in
digestion of food.
Have a person lie down. Take his pulse. After taking his pulse, determine his
breathing rate without letting him know that you are taking his breathing rate.
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