Hyperventilation syndrome describes a constellation of symptoms:
Most commonly: Dyspnea, chest pain, lightheadedness, and paresthesias
Produced by a nonphysiologic increase in minute v...
Typical time point of onset during the day
Patients with abnormal vital signs require IV access and pulse oximetry.
Supplemental oxygen if hypoxic
Patients with abnormal vital signs require IV a...
Exclusion or successful treatment of primary pathologic or physiologic causes of hyperven...
Exclude pathologic or physiologic causes of hyperventilation.
Hyperventilation syndrome will not result in hypoxia.
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191956005 Psychogenic hyperventilation (finding)
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