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Alteration in Respiratory System

Alteration in Respiratory System

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 ALTERATION INRESPIRATORY SYSTEM
 
Pulmonary "Volumes´Pulmonary "Volumes´
1.1.
Tidal Volume:Tidal Volume:
--volume of air inspired or expired withvolume of air inspired or expired witheach normal breath, about 500mleach normal breath, about 500ml2.2.
Inspiratory Reserve VolumeInspiratory Reserve Volume
--extra volume of air than can beextra volume of air than can beinspired over & beyond the normalinspired over & beyond the normaltidal volume, about 3000mltidal volume, about 3000ml
 
3.
Vital Capacity 
3.
Vital Capacity 
--equals IRV + TV + ERV or 1C + ERVequals IRV + TV + ERV or 1C + ERV--maximum amount of air that a person canmaximum amount of air that a person canexpel from the lungs after filling the lungsexpel from the lungs after filling the lungsto their maximum extent & expiring to theto their maximum extent & expiring to themaximum extentmaximum extent
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Total Lung Capacity 
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Total Lung Capacity 
--maximum volume to which the lungs can bemaximum volume to which the lungs can beexpanded with the greatest possible effortexpanded with the greatest possible effort

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