Lung volumes and capacities

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Lung volumes and capacities
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2010-09-18 01:40:00
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Lung volumes and capacities basic terms
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  1. TLC
    Total lung capacity
  2. IRV
    Inspiratory reserve volume
  3. Tv/Vt
    Tidal volume
  4. ERV
    Expiratory reserve volume
  5. RV
    Residual volume
  6. IC
    Inspiratory capacity
  7. FRC
    Functional residual capacity
  8. VC
    Vital Capacity
  9. VC =
    IRV + Vt + ERV
  10. Cannot be measured w/ basic spriometry
    TLC, RV, FRC
  11. Maximal exhalation
    ERV
  12. Maximal inhalation
    IRV
  13. Normal breathing
    Tidal volume
  14. Everything
    TLC
  15. Capacity
    Two or more volumes

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