Diabetic ketoacidosis is associated with which of the following breathing patterns?
Incorrect. An apneustic respiratory pattern appears as prolonged gasping respirations.
Incorrect. Bradypnea is a slow rate of breathing, less than 12 breaths/minute.
Incorrect. Hyperpnea is deep breathing only.
Correct. Kussmauls respiratory pattern is fast and deep breathing, and is associated with metabolic acidosis and diabetic ketoacidosis.