I. Objectives II. General Functions of Respiration III. Anatomy of the Respiratory Tract  
  • Nose
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  • Pharynx
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  • Larynx
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  • Trachea
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  • Bronchi & Bronchioles
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  • Respiratory Bronchioles and Alveoli
  • IV. Physiology of Respiration  
  • Boyle's Law and Mechanics of Breathing
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  • Inspiration
  • Accessory Muscles of Respiration
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  • Expiration
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  • Newton's Laws of Motion in relation to Respiration - Lung Compliance and Work Done during Breathing
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  • Lung Volumes and Capacities
  • V. Gas Exchange  
  • Partial Pressure of Gases - Dalton's Law
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  • Diffusion of gases across alveolar-capillary membrane
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  • Circulatory Circulation and Ventilation Perfusion Ratio
  • VI. Gas Transport  
  • Oxygen Transport
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  • Carbon Dioxide Transport
  •   Acid/Base Balance VII. Control of Ventilation VIII. Clinical Implications  
  • References
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