Posted by: Pdfprep Post Date: October 15, 2020
Cheyne-Stokes respiratory pattern can be associated with which of the following conditions?
A . Diabetic ketoacidosis
B . Fever
C . Increased intracranial pressure
D . Spinal meningitis
(A) Kussmaul’s respirations are associated with diabetic ketoacidosis, severe hemorrhage, peritonitis, renal failure, and uremia.
(B) Tachypnea (respiratory rate >25 breaths/min) is often associated with fever.
(C) Cheyne-Stokes respiratory pattern is most often associated with increased intracranial pressure secondary to changes in pressure in the cerebral and cerebellar areas.
(D) Biot’s breathing is most frequently associated with spinal meningitis.
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