CHAPTER Pulmonary Ventilation Mechanics of Pulmonary Ventilation
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—
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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