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BREATH, med. juris. The air expelled from the chest at each expiration.
     2. Breathing, though a usual sign of life, is not conclusive that a child was wholly born alive, as breathing may take place before the whole delivery of the mother is complete. 5 Carr. & Payn, 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344. Vide Birth; Life; Infanticide.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Breath Sounds Type Amplitude Pitch Quality Duration Location Bronchial Loud High Harsh Short Trachea during and Inspiration; thorax long during expiration Bronchovesi- Moderate Moderate Mixed Equal Over cular during the inspiration major and bronchi expiration Vesicular Soft Low Breezy Long Peripheral during lung inspiration fields and short during expiration Sources: Jarvis, 2012; Weber & Kelley, 2013
We judged the effect of the foreign body to be greater on the left lung, where there were absent breath sounds, than on the right, where there were decreased breath sounds.
Respiratory examination revealed bibasel decrease breath sounds and abdominal examination was unremarkable.
Osage County First Grade enjoys Seals, Sea Gulls and other Sounds beginning on the first day of school as I introduce the letter c and read Chair CH CH CH a breath sound. During the first week of school Chang Fu Was a Chinese Child, introduces a junk, vendor, chestnuts, fortune cookies, egg rolls, allows us to search our maps for China and piques our interest for the sounds, words, worlds and learning we will enjoy throughout the term.
There are data on successful experiments on the use of up-to-date MEMS accelerometers to record breath sounds. The 12M1 MEMS accelerometer was used in adult volunteers.
Paroxysm of cough was the main symptom (51.7%) and decreased breath sound was the main sign on presentation (88.6%).
Breath sounds from digital recording are at least potentially capable of being analyzed in a way that allows investigators to distinguish changes in the acoustic character of breathing.
Similarly, findings of current study revealed that delayed mobilization increases the risk of postoperative pulmonary complications as indicated by presence of fever, abnormal breath sounds, and cough.
The preliminary diagnosis of pulmonary diseases in outpatient clinics hinges on the identification of abnormal audible features in breath sounds such as crackles and wheezes by using stethoscope.
On examination pulse was 110 beats/min, BP 130/90 mm of Hg, oxygen saturation was 96%; decreased breath sounds were heard in the left lower lung field areas.
Abnormal breath sounds may indicate pneumonia or bronchitis.