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1

Adult Respiratory Rate

8-24 BRM

2

Adolescent 11-16 years Respiratory Rate

12-20 BRM

3

School-age child 6-10 years

15-30 BRM

4

Preschooler 3-5 years Respiratory Rate

20-30 BRM

5

Toddler 1-3 years Respiratory Rate

20-30 BRM

6

Infant 6 months-1 year

20-30 BRM

7

Infant 30 days-5 months Respiratory Rate

25-40 BRM

8

Newborn-30 days Respiratory Rate

30-60 BRM

9

Snoring

Tongue partially blocking the upper airway at the level of the pharynx

10

Gurgling

Fluid in the upper airway

11

Stridor or crowing

Partial obstruction of the upper airway at the level of the larynx

12

Wheezing

Constriction (narrowing) and inflammation reducing the internal diameter of the bronchioles in the lungs

13

Crackles (Rales)

Fluid surrounding and filling the alveoli

14

Rhonchi

Mucus blocking the larger bronchioles

15

Elderly (over 75 years) Normal Pulse Rate

90 BPM

16

Adult normal pulse rate

60-100 bpm

17

Adult rapid (tachycardia) pulse rate

100+ bpm

18

Adult slow (bradycardia)

Below 60 bpm

19

Adolescent normal pulse rate

60-105 bpm

20

Adolescent rapid heart rate

Above 105 bpm

21

Adolescent slow pulse rate

Below 50 bpm

22

Child (5-12 years) normal pulse rate

60-120 bpm

23

Child (5-12 years) rapid pulse rate

Above 120 bpm

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Child (5-12 years) slow pulse rate

Below 60 bpm

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Child (1-5 years) normal pulse rate

80-150 bpm

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Child (1-5 years) rapid pulse rate

Above 150 bpm

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Child (1-5 years) slow pulse rate

Below 80 bpm

28

Infant normal pulse rate

120-150 bpm

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Infant rapid pulse rate

Above 150 bpm

30

Infant slow pulse rate

Below 120 bpm

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Newborn Normal pulse rate

100-180 bpm