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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.

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As it is seen from Figure 1 that demonstrates the graphic representation of breath sounds produced by the bronchopulmonary system, the acoustic sensor based on the MEMS microphone allows recording high-quality acoustic signals of the human bronchopulmonary system.
Breath sound recordings were captured using a small microphone inserted into a Hans Rudolph breathing valve through the saliva port.
Two weeks later, at follow-up examination, the child was doing well, breath sounds were unremarkable, and the pathologic radiographic findings had resolved completely.
Moussavi and colleagues, recorded the tracheal breath sounds of 35 patients with varying severity of OSA and 17 age-matched controls.
In the example seen in Figure 1, breath sounds and lung sounds are used to illustrate the problems faced without standardized definitions, data, formats, and structure.
By October 8, she had decreased breath sounds over her right lung and a persistent cough.
Patient simulators come in many forms including life size mannequins connected to a computer and other electronic equipment that give the simulators the capacity to talk, have breath sounds, heart tones, etc.
His respiratory rate was 24 breaths/min with soft breath sounds but no added sounds.
The use of physician documentation of atelectasis and abnormal breath sounds is subjective and may be confounding the incidence of PPCs.
Cultivating an appreciation for the textures and variations of breath sounds as we move through life on and off our yoga mat, we can also learn to notice unconscious breath holding and moments of shallow breathing.
Nurses should administer acetaminophen for fever and meperidine for rigors as ordered and monitor vital signs, including airway, breathing, circulation, oxygen saturation, respiratory rate, breath sounds, heart rate, and blood pressure.
He says that absence of wheezing can be a serious sign in people with asthma: "In very severe, life-threatening exacerbations of asthma, airflow may be reduced so significantly that no breath sounds can be heard on auscultation and wheezing is inaudible.