715: Lung Volume


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define what is meant by lung volume
  2. Explain why lung volume is important and how it is measured
  3. Discuss the meaning and importance of Inspiratory Capacity (IC) and Expiratory Reserve Volume (ERV):
  4. Define and discuss Body Plethysmography
  5. Discuss the context in which one finds lung-volume-reduction surgery
  6. Describe what is meant by volume ventilators, and explain their function
  7. Explain what is meant by hypoxemia and discuss how it is treated

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