The Care recipient (cr) is in respiratory distress

Try: Any shortness of breath should not be ignored be knowledgeable of any of the cr cr’s current health issues or medications that may be the cause of respiratory distress if the cr appears to be in respiratory distress keep them talking to see how many words they can get out between breathes watch for shallow rapid and labored breathing and paleness of the skin does it seem to worsen or get better if the patient changes positions if the problem persists call 911

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Keywords: Emergency breathing problems respiratory issues respiratory distress

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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