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Unformatted text preview: Problems with pulmonary function noflns:- don't consider the "size" of the subject, particularl-v the chest size- would be better to use sitting height rather than standin_e height Chronic pulmonary dysfunctions can be divided into two categories:.' l. Obstructive disorders ti'l ' . .., . -:.--: r. t Q1."- blockage or narrowing of the airways causing increased airway rbsistance - aXthma, _ bronchrtrs, emphysema. "tb\\ !i'i:!';:i)' " Sionchiolar obstruction can result Aom (nflammatio$andQdema)sfooth muscle i :'];-Very difficult to move air rapidly in and out of lungs --> decreased FEV1.g. FEV1.g/VC much less than 80 yo, decreased MBC...
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- Fall '09