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Respiratory Physiology - A

Respiratory Physiology - A

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Published by Roy Acosta Gumban
Respiratory Physiology - A
Respiratory Physiology - A

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Published by: Roy Acosta Gumban on Jun 14, 2010
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RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGYRESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY
Agaton T. Panopio, Jr., MD, MHPEdAgaton T. Panopio, Jr., MD, MHPEd
 
Lung PressuresLung Pressures
Intrathoracic PressureIntrathoracic PressurePressure within the pleural cavityPressure within the pleural cavityIntrapulmonic PressureIntrapulmonic PressurePressure within the pulmonary alveoliPressure within the pulmonary alveoliTranspulmonary PressureTranspulmonary PressurePressure across lung parenchymaPressure across lung parenchymaTransthoracic PressureTransthoracic PressurePressure across the chest wallPressure across the chest wall
 
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ormally subatmospheric at rest, due to
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ormally subatmospheric at rest, due toinward elastic recoil of the lungs andinward elastic recoil of the lungs andoutward elastic recoil of chest walloutward elastic recoil of chest wallPressure is more negative at upper thoraxPressure is more negative at upper thoraxdue to gravity and posturedue to gravity and postureBecomes more negative during quietBecomes more negative during quietinspiration, less negative during quietinspiration, less negative during quietexpirationexpiration
Lung PressuresLung Pressures
Intrathoracic (Intrapleural) PressureIntrathoracic (Intrapleural) Pressure

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