What Is Tachypnea? - Definition, Causes & Treatment


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Tachypnea is characterized by breathing that is ___ and ___.

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1. Tachypnea in newborns is called what?

2. Which of the following can cause tachypnea?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of tachypnea. You will be tested on the normal range of breathing rates for adults and the treatment for tachypnea.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the assessment tools to learn about:

  • Causes of tachypnea
  • Type of breathing tachypnea causes
  • The normal breathing rates in adults
  • Treatment of tachypnea
  • Newborns who have tachypnea

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tachypnea
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about newborns who have tachypnea
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of tachypnea

Additional Learning

To learn more information about tachypnea, go over the lesson titled What is Tachypnea? - Definition, Causes & Treatment. The lesson has the following objectives:

  • Identify what tachypnea is and what occurs in the body while experiencing this condition
  • Review the different things that can cause tachypnea
  • Learn about the symptoms people can experience with the condition tachypnea
  • Recall what types of treatment people can take for tachypnea such as medications