Asked by: Enriqueta Espinosa
asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd January, 2020

What is an acceptable respiratory rate for a 15 year old patient?

For example, an adolescent breathing 40 times a minute is abnormal, but would be normal for an infant.

Normal Values in Children.
Age Category Age Range Normal Respiratory Rate
Preschooler 4-5 years 22-34 per minute
School Age 6-12 years 18-30 per minute
Adolescent 13-18 years 12-16 per minute

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Besides, what is a normal respiration rate?

Respiratory rate: A person's respiratory rate is the number of breaths you take per minute. The normal respiration rate for an adult at rest is 12 to 20 breaths per minute.

Furthermore, which of the following would represent the normal respiratory rates for a school age child? Pediatric Vital Signs Normal Ranges

Age Group Respiratory Rate Awake Heart Rate
Infant (1-12 mo) 30-60 100-170
Toddler (1-2 yrs) 24-40 80-150
Preschooler (3-5 yrs) 20-34 70-130
School age (6-12 yrs) 15-30 65-120

Then, which respiratory rate is normal for a 9 year old patient?

Normal rate in kids

Age Rate (in breaths per minute)
Infant (birth to 1 year) 30 to 60
Toddler (1 to 3 years) 24 to 40
Preschooler (3 to 6 years) 22 to 34
School age (6 to 12 years) 18 to 30

What is normal respiratory rate for person with COPD?

The normal respiratory rate for a healthy adult ranges from 12 to 18 breaths per minute. If you take more than 20 breaths per minute for at least a few minutes, you would be described as having tachypnea. Typically, when you have COPD, you may feel a sense of discomfort during episodes of tachypnea.

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