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(res′pĭ-rāt″ŏr )

[L. respirare, to breathe]

1. A mask used to protect the user from a dusty, infectious, toxic, or hypoxic atmosphere.
2. A machine used to assist ventilation and/or oxygenation. SEE TABLE: Rate of Respiration (breaths/min)
Rate of Respiration (breaths/min)

Premature infant40-90
1st yr20-40
2nd yr20-30
5th yr20-25
15th yr15-20
Adult 8-20

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Respirator." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740307/all/N95_respirator.
Respirator. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740307/all/N95_respirator. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Respirator. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740307/all/N95_respirator
Respirator [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740307/all/N95_respirator.
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