4-13-07 - Respiratory System (ch. 21) Breathing basics 15...

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-1Respiratory System (ch. 21) Breathing basics Ÿ 15 breaths/minute Ÿ 6 liters/minute Ÿ Exercise: 100 L/min Ÿ Critical times Ÿ 4-5 minutes: unconscious Ÿ 7-8 minutes: brain damage Ÿ 10 minutes: death Ÿ Ÿ Important invisible fluid Ÿ Pneuma Ÿ Intangible life force Ÿ Respiration defined Ÿ Pulmonary ventilation* Ÿ Breathing Ÿ Ÿ Gas exchange: air/blood Ÿ Transport of respiratory gases Ÿ Cardiovascular system Ÿ Internal respiration Ÿ Gas exchange: blood/cells Functions of the respiratory system: Ÿ Gas exchange: oxygen in and carbon dioxide out Ÿ Sound production Ÿ Assistance in abdominal compression Ÿ Ÿ Reflexive breathing Ÿ Coughing and sneezing Ÿ Basic structure Ÿ Nose Ÿ Nasal cavity Ÿ Pharynx Ÿ Larynx Ÿ Trachea Ÿ Bronchi Ÿ Bronchioles Ÿ Lung Ÿ Pulmonary alveoli Ÿ Functional divisions Ÿ Conducting zone: all structures that deliver air to the alveoli Ÿ Transport air to the respiratory structures fo the lungs Ÿ Warm Ÿ Humid Ÿ Nose and nasal cavities Ÿ Functions
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course APK 2100 taught by Professor Dr.tillman during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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4-13-07 - Respiratory System (ch. 21) Breathing basics 15...

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