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Unformatted text preview: same situation what would be the effect of increasing effort on the location of the equal pressure point? 5. Sketch both a spirogram and an expiratory flow-volume curve (See figure 28-9). Describe the experiment that is being performed and what is represented on the plots. Do both experiments measure inspiration and expiration? 6. What is the effect of changing lung volume (increasing and decreasing) on airway resistance? 7. Briefly describe the mechanical and functional (ie. how lung function is impacted) defect in the following lung diseases: (Hint: see chapter 28 descriptions, not Chapter 27s short mention). a. pneumothorax b. chronic bronchitis c. asthma d. emphysema e. COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2008 for the course BIOE 398 taught by Professor Bioe during the Fall '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
- Fall '07