Measuring Lung capacity and volume

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Measuring Lung capacity and volume

Post by pal00 » Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:08 pm

Instead of letting us know the figure.. what are the functions of measuring these stuff? e.g. residual, tidal, vital volumes.

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Post by Darby » Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:42 pm

Certain conditions can affect the various volumes or pumping efficiency - you take those measurements because they can mean something. If you're healthy and taking it in a class, it's to give you an idea of how it all works.

At least, I think that's what you're asking...

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