PS%207 - BIOE 322/BIOS 332 Fundamentals of Systems...

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Page 1 of 2 BIOE 322/BIOS 332 Fundamentals of Systems Physiology Spring 2008 Problem Set #7 DUE : F 3/28/08 *** REMEMBER TO SHOW YOUR WORK FOR QUANTITATIVE PROBLEMS! *** 1. Use the following spirograph to answer the questions. The test subject took one normal breath, one maximal inspiration, one maximal exhalation, and finally another normal breath. 1.1 What are the values for tidal volume, inspiratory capacity, expiratory reserve volume, functional residual capacity, vital capacity, and total lung capacity? 1.2 What is the volume of the physiologic dead space? 1.3 What is the value for minute ventilation? 1.4 What is the value for alveolar ventilation? 1.5 What is the alveolar partial pressure of carbon dioxide? 2. A patient who is having an asthma attack takes a pulmonary function test. The patient takes a normal tidal breath, a maximal inspiration, and a maximal expiration. The test is repeated after inhaling a bronchodilator. Below are the results of the tests. 2.1. What is the patient’s 1) tidal volume, 2) forced vital capacity (FVC) during the asthma attack and after
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course BIOE 332 taught by Professor Suh during the Spring '08 term at Rice.

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PS%207 - BIOE 322/BIOS 332 Fundamentals of Systems...

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