Respiration

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RESPIRATION, Med. jur. Breathing, which consists of the drawing into, inhaling, or more technically, inspiring, atmospheric air into the lungs, and then: forcing out, expelling, or technically expiring, from the lungs the air therein. Chit. Med. Jur. 92 and 416, note n.

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The respiratory nurses guided the patients to do respiratory exercise, pursed lips breathing, abdominal respiration, and lower limbs exercise.
Upon clinical examination, regurgitation, dysphagia, hypersalivation, abdominal respiration, cough and depression were observed.
Males tend to have more abdominal respirations whereas females use more chest muscles.