RespiratoryLecture10

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Respiratory Respiratory  Physiology Physiology Dr. Anita Woods, Ph.D.  Medical Sciences Building, 208 anita.woods@uwo.ca   the same email address as awall4@uwo.ca Contact or schedule appointments via email Office Hours-  Mondays 10-noon Thursday- 10:30-12:30
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Lecture Outline Functions of the respiratory system Organization of respiratory system Alveolar gas exchange and blood flow Mechanisms of pulmonary ventilation Boyle’s Law Physical environment of the lungs Inspiration and Expiration Elastic properties of the lungs Pulmonary compliance Dr. Anita Woods MSB 208
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Functions of the Respiratory System Functions of the Respiratory System Homeostasis 1. Provides O 2 to the blood 2. Removes CO 2 from the blood ** 3. Regulates [H + ] (blood pH) 4. Speech 5. Microbe defense 6. Influences arterial concentration of chemical messengers 7. Traps and dissolves small blood clots
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Functions of the Respiratory System Functions of the Respiratory System Homeostasis 1. Provides O 2 to the blood 2. Removes CO 2 from the blood** 3. Regulates [H + ] (blood pH) 4. Speech 5. Microbe defense 6. Influences arterial concentration of chemical messengers
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Organization of Respiratory System Organization of Respiratory System Basic Anatomy (page Resp-4) 1. Conducting zone (“anatomical dead space” ) provides low resistance to air flow microbe defense (mucus, cilia and phagocytes) warms and moistens air. .
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Organization of Respiratory System
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course PHYSIOLOGY Physiology taught by Professor Dr.woods during the Winter '11 term at UWO.

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