Sentence Examples


  • If pneumonia is present, a rapid rate of respiration may be noted; tachypnea is defined as a respiratory rate over 50 respirations per minute in infants younger than one year.
  • Babies may require little more than close monitoring in order to recover from transient tachypnea, but other medical interventions may be necessary.
  • This results in rapid respiration (tachypnea or faster and faster breathing) in an effort to bring in more oxygen and blow off more carbon dioxide.
  • Rapid breathing (tachypnea) and a rapid heart rate (tachycardia) are common during the first few hours after rescue.
  • Older children will have tachypnea if the respiratory rate is greater than 40 per minute.