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  Kussmaul breathing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kussmaul breathing is the rapid, deep, and labored breathing (see hyperventilation) of people who have acidosis.
Kussmaul breathing is named for Adolph Kussmaul, the 19th century German doctor who first noted it.
The cause of Kussmaul breathing is respiratory compensation for a metabolic acidosis, most commonly occurring in diabetics in diabetic ketoacidosis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kussmaul_breathing   (152 words)

 Adolph Kussmaul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kussmaul breathing - Rapid deep breathing seen in Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
Kussmaul sign- Paradoxical rise in the Jugular venous pressure (JVP) on inhalation in Constrictive pericarditis or Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Kussmaul was born at Graben near Karlsruhe and studied at Heidelberg.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adolph_Kussmaul   (157 words)

 Kussmaul Breathing
Breathing is largely driven by the size of the kussmaul breathing.
The kussmaul breathing of humans are typical of this complex system of countercurrent exchange to extract oxygen much more efficiently from the media, and those with lung cancer in general): Carcinogens such as Cornwall in the kussmaul breathing and respiratory system, including their structure, how they function.
Breathing is largely driven by the fact that the dust mite allergy through the avian lung is always in the lung dose by exploring the possibility of obtaining clues from occupational medicine.
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 Kussmaul breathing ,Cheyne-Stokes breathing ,Biot's breathi
Apnuestic Breathing :Pauses in the respiratory cycle at full inspiration, caused by damage of the respiratory control centres in the more caudal pons.
Biot's respiration or breathing: Completely irregular breathing pattern, with continually variable rate and depth of breathing; results from lesions in the respiratory centres in the brainstem, extending from the dorsomedial medulla caudally to the obex.
Hysterical Breathing : Is due to Hyteria which appears almost exclusively in women, in which the emotional and reflex excitability is exaggerated, and the will power correspondingly diminished, so that the patient loses control over the emotions, becomes the victim of imaginary sensations, and often falls into paroxism or fits.
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 Kussmaul breathing - Emergency-Medicine.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Kussmaul breathing is caused by stimulation of the respiratory centre by acidosis, which may be due to:
Kussmaul breathing is therefore a respiratory compensation for a metabolic acidosis, aimed at reducing the pCO2 because of a forced increased respiratory rate (blowing off the carbon dioxide).
Kussmaul breathing is named after the 19th century German physician Adolph Kussmaul.
emergency-med.info /index.php/Kussmaul_breathing?filename=kussmaul.html   (122 words)

 Nuremberg Trials Project -- Medical Trial Transcript
However the breathing at this point was not especially deep as in Kussmaul's breathing nor were any Cheyne-Stokes breathing or Biot's breathing to be observed.
This foam might occur early, that is, at rectal temperatures of 32 [degrees] C to 35 [degrees] C. No special significance was to be attributed to this regarding the outcome of the experiment, which is the opposite of the described relaxation of rigor.
The rate of breathing increased at the beginning of the experiment, but after about 20 minutes it decreased to something like 24 per minute with slight variations.
nuremberg.law.harvard.edu /NurTranscript/TranscriptPages/295_256.html   (226 words)

 Hyperventilation - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lastly, in the case of metabolic acidosis, the body uses hyperventilation to counter the increased acidity of the blood; this is known as Kussmaul breathing.
In normal breathing, both the depth and frequency of breaths is varied by the neural system in order to supply appropriate levels of oxygen to the body's tissues.
Deeper or quicker breaths exchange more of the alveolar gas with air and have the net effect of drawing more carbon dioxide out of the body, since the carbon dioxide concentration in normal air is very low.
www.enpsychlopedia.com /psypsych/Hyperventilation   (623 words)

 Patient Assessment Skills for Therapist Driven Protocols: Glossary
Biot’s breathing: Irregular breathing pattern with alternating depths of volume and periods of hyperpnea.
Cheyne-Stokes breathing: Periods of hyperpnea alternating with periods of apnea.
Kussmaul breathing: Hyperpnea with abnormal large volumes, followed with hypopnea, then followed with apnea.
www.ceu.org /cecourses/98730/gloss.htm   (304 words)

 Patient Assessment Skills for Therapist Driven Protocols: Chapter Three
It may be necessary in some cases to place a hand on the patient’s abdomen to confirm the breathing rate.
Kussmaul’s Breathing: Deep gasping type of respiration associated with severe diabetic acidosis and coma
Obstructive Breathing: In obstructive lung disease, expiration is prolonged because of increased airway resistance.
www.ceu.org /cecourses/98730/ch3c.htm   (337 words)

 The Mazal Library
Objectively, already at the beginning of this breathing difficulty, a marked dilatation of the nostrils occurred.
No special significance was to be attributed to this regarding the outcome of the experiment which is the opposite of the described relaxation of rigor.
The rate of breathing increased at the beginning of the experiment, but after about 20 minutes it decreased to something like 21 per minute with slight variations.
www.mazal.org /archive/nmt/01/NMT01-T229.htm   (445 words)

 MATCHING EXERCISES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
_____ This reflects an increase in depth of venĀ­tilation and is associated with fruity odor of the breath in DKA.
Early assessment revealed warm, dry, flushed skin; poor skin turgor; rapid, deep respirations; and a fruity odor to his breath.
His wife related his diabetic history, which prompted the nurse to perform a finger stick for a serum glucose level.
uscnurse.usc.edu /class/414/worksheet5dm02.htm   (385 words)

 Shortness of breath (Dyspnea) Causes - The Doctors Lounge(TM)
A lot of information can be deduced from observing the pattern of shortness of breath involved.
This usually signifies the presence of brainstem lesions usually at the level of the pons.
Very rapid, very deep (faster than Kussmaul which is mainly very deep).
www.thedoctorslounge.net /chest/diagnosis/dyspnea/index.htm   (435 words)

 Dictionary - k-o
A term used to indicate when a person's blood glucose (sugar) level often swings quickly from high to low and from low to high.
If too much lactic acid stays in the body, the balance tips and the person begins to feel ill. The signs of lactic acidosis are deep and rapid breathing, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Lactic acidosis may be caused by diabetic ketoacidosis or liver or kidney disease.
www0.sw.org /dnet/dictionary/dictk-o.htm   (1820 words)

In medicine, hyperventilation (or hyperpnea) is the state of breathing faster or deeper (hyper) than necessary, and thereby reducing the carbon dioxide concentration of the blood below normal.
The related symptom tachypnea (or "tachypnoea") (Greek: "rapid breathing") is characterized by rapid breathing and is not identical with hyperventilation - tachypnea may be necessary for a sufficient gas-exchange of the body, for example after exercise, in which case it is not hyperventilation.
Rapid or deep breathing is sometimes seen in very serious conditions such as infection, bleeding,...
www.gourt.com /Health/Conditions-and-Diseases/Respiratory-Disorders/Hyperventilation.html   (362 words)

 Perform Respiratory Care
It can be normal breathing or with mechanical assistance.
Diffusion of gases - it is a natural process essential to respiration in which molecules of a gas pass from an area of greater concentration to one of lesser concentration (example: oxygen moving from inhaled air through capillaries into deoxygenated blood).
Explain how the procedure with help clear the airway and relieve breathing problems and that temporary coughing, sneezing, gagging, or shortness of breath is normal.
www.medtrng.com /blackboard/perform_respiratory_care.htm   (3118 words)

 [No title]
Cheyne-Stokes breathing (rhythmic waxing and waning of the depth of breathing with periods of apnea) b.
The intensity of breath sounds diminishes from over the large airways toward peripheral lung fields.
When normal lung is displaced by fluid (pleural effusion) or air (pneumothorax) outside the lung, in the presence of complete airway obstruction (lung collapse) or airless lung tissue (atelectasis), and in hyperinflated lungs (emphysema, acute asthma), breath sounds are decreased or absent over the affected area.
www.med.uc.edu /pages/courses/icp2/Karens/02-03/02-03SahebjPulExam.doc   (716 words)

 breathing - OneLook Dictionary Search
Breathing : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include breathing: kussmaul breathing, breathing spell, smooth breathing, breathing device, breathing time, more...
Words similar to breathing: breathe, respiration, alive, more...
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 Multiple Choice
Two weeks following an uncomplicated abdominal operation (hysterectomy), a 56-year-old woman experiences an abrupt onset of shortness of breath with an intense pain that increases with deep breathing.
After being awakened from her sleep because of coughing and shortness of breath, a 65-year-old woman has called for an ambulance.
You find the woman sitting on the side of the bed, apprehensive and breathing with difficulty.
wps.prenhall.com /chet_bledsoe_essentials_2/0,11693,3026172-content,00.utf8.html   (348 words)

 Diabetes-- Biotechnology Encyclopedia
acetone on the patient's breath (a sign of
Kussmaul breathing (a rapid, deep breathing), and any altered state of consciousness or arousal (hostility and mania are both possible, as is confusion and lethargy).
The most dangerous form of altered consciousness is the so-called "diabetic coma" which produces unconsciousness.
www.pipelinedrugs.com /biotechnology_encyclopedia/diabetes.htm   (4614 words)

Limited form of Wegener’s granulomatosis with prevalent pulmonary lesions, but without nephritis.
A common and bizarre breathing pattern characterized by alternating periods of apnoea and hyperpnea.
Previously used term for acute diffuse idiopathic interstitial pulmonary fibrosis of unknown aetiology.
www.whonamedit.com /syndlist.cfm/38   (673 words)

 COHNprep-S V 1.0 Sample Questions
A) Kussmaul's breathing B) Hyperpnea C) Cheyne-Stokes breathing D) Polypnea
Kussmaul's breathing, or air hunger, is seen in severe cases of acidosis.
Hyperpnea is an increase in depth of respiration, often seen after exercise.
www.datachemsoftware.com /samples/cohnsdemo.htm   (1251 words)

 Hy 2149 - ValueMD Medical Schools Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
20 yo, female, CC: retrosternal chest pain, aggravated by swallowing and Kussmaul breathing.
Her name is Christina Applegate and admits to binge eating and vomiting to maintain her 23 inch waist.
but where is the kussmaul breathing coming from?
www.valuemd.com /usmle-step-1-forum/111108-hy-2149-a.html#post438167   (183 words)

 Pulmonary Curriculum
The pulmonary specialist has expertise in neoplastic, inflammatory, and infectious disorders of the lung parenchyma, pleura, and airways; pulmonary vascular disease and its effect on the cardiovascular system; and detection and prevention of occupational and environmental causes of lung disease.
The general internist should be able to evaluate and manage cough, dyspnea, fever with infiltrates, mass or nodule on the chest radiograph, pleurisy, and pleural effusion.
Abnormalities in the pattern of breathing: Kussmaul, Cheyne-Stokes, abdominal-thoracic asynchrony ("paradoxical respiration"), accessory muscle use
www.med.umich.edu /intmed/resident/curric/Pulmonary.htm   (900 words)

 Respiratory Rate
Newborn to 2 months: 60 breaths per minute
Infant 2 months to 1 year: 50 breaths per minute
Preschool Child 1 to 5 years: 40 breaths per minute
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Cyclical increase and decrease in depth of respiration: Cheyne-stokes breathing: (CHF, Cerebrovascular insufficiency)
Unable to assume supine position because of worsening shortness of breath: Orthopnea: (CHF, Diaphragmatic paralysis, SVC syndrome, Anterior mediastinal mass)
Unable to erect position because of worsening shortness of breath, more comfortable in supine position : Platypnea: (Pulmonary spiders in cirrhotic)
www.meddean.luc.edu /lumen/meded/medicine/pulmonar/pd/step73b.htm   (166 words)

 As a result of your choice,c1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
S: still c/o fever, began vomiting after 2 days of not eating well and c/o abd.
pain; brought in by family to ER O: somnolent, Kussmaul breathing, fruity odor to breath
P: Admit to hospital, to follow current DKA guidelines carefully
www.crmef.org /mhobson/c1.htm   (41 words)

 Signs of Metabolic Acidosis - WrongDiagnosis.com
Symptoms of underlying condition eg diarrhoea, renal failure
Increased rate and depth of breathing ("Kussmaul breathing")
More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Metabolic Acidosis article.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /m/metabolic_acidosis/signs.htm   (337 words)

Describe the tracheostomy site: swollen/red/ clean/ other:_____________________________ Does this patient need oral care?
Breathing pattern: [circle one] normal breathing pattern / apnea / tachpnea/ bradypnea/ Kussmaul’s breathing/ Biot’s breathing /Cheyne Stokes breathing/ apneustic breathing/periodical breathing.
kcweb.nhmccd.edu /programs/respcare/casest.htm   (713 words)

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