lung volumes

Anaesthesia Physiology

Lung Volumes, Capacities and Dead Space

Lung Volumes, Capacities and Dead Space-¬†Definitions¬†and Normal values . Knowledge of these values are quite important to understand respiratory physiology, pathological basis of various respiratory illnesses and for anesthesia. Tidal Volume (TV)- Volume of gas inspired or expired in each breath during normal quiet respiration. It is 400-500 ml ie 10ml/kg Inspiratory Reserve Volume ( […]

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