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nursing anatomy physiology
bio111 w/ dr.paul
The Exchange of Gases
Define External Respiration:
Exchange of gases between air in the lungs and in the blood
Define Internal Respiration:
Exchange of gases between blood and the cells of the body
In and out of the air
The blood flow through an organ
Where is an accucheck performed
In the capillaries
Glucose level in Venous blood is Higher/Lower than in Capillaries?
Exchange of gases occurs where?
Upper Respiratory Tract:
-Larynx [voice box]
Lower Respiratory Tract:
Space between lungs
How many lobes does the right lung have?
How many lobes does the left lung have?
externsive, thin, moist, slippery membrane
Lines the walls of the thoracic cavity
covers the lungs and the intrapleural space that lies between the two pleural membranes
"drawing air in"
What happens to the diaphragm & lungs when during inspiration?
: contracts, flattens
What happens to the diaphragm & lungs during expiration?
Partial Pressure of Oxygen
Partial Pressure of Carbon DIoxide
What is the normal range of PCO
What is the normal range of PO
Normal Respiratory Rate
Very rapid and deep respirations
Very slow and shallow respirations
Labored and difficult breathing
Cessation of breathing
Responsibilities of the liver:
detoxifies, clotting factors
Islets of Langerhans, beta cells, alpha cells
Beta Cells Responsible for:
Alpha Cells Responsible For
What is absorbed in the small intestine?
What is absorbed in the large intestine?
Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease