CHAPTER Pulmonary Ventilation Mechanics of Pulmonary Ventilation

Muscles That Cause Lung Expansion and

Contraction Movement of Air In and Out of the Lungs and the Pressures That Cause the Movement Effect of the Thoracic Cage on Lung Expansibility Pulmonary Volumes and Capacities Recording Changes in Pulmonary Volume—

Spirometry Abbreviations and Symbols Used in

Pulmonary Function Tests Determination of Functional Residual Capacity, Residual Volume, and Total Lung Capacity—Helium Dilution Method Minute Respiratory Volume Equals

Respiratory Rate Times Tidal Volume Alveolar Ventilation "Dead Space" and Its Effect on Alveolar

Ventilation Rate of Alveolar Ventilation Functions of the Respiratory Passageways

Trachea, Bronchi, and Bronchioles Normal Respiratory Functions of the Nose

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