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REVIEW OF YOUR READINGS: Chapter 8: Pulmonary Function
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The Air that we Breath… Is the atmospheric air that we breath  comprised of only oxygen? ____________ So what are the gases that make up the air in  our atmosphere?  ____________ (79%) ____________ (20.93%) ____________ (0.03% or trace amounts)
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Tests of pulmonary function involve: Measurement of Static and Dynamic Lung Volumes: Static Lung Volumes Total Lung Capacity (TLC) Tidal volume (TV) Inspiratory reserve vol. (IRV)  Expiratory reserve vol. (ERV) Residual lung volume (RLV)  Vital capacity (VC) Inspiratory capacity (IC) Functional residual cap. (FRC) Dynamic Lung Volumes FEV1.0 Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) FEV1.0/FVC ratio Max. Voluntary Ventilation  (MVV)  What is the difference between static and dynamic lung volumes?
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Total Lung Capacity (TLC) What is it?
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Total Lung Capacity (TLC) q TLC is comprised of what 4 lung volumes? 1.  ________________ (TV) –  The volume of air inhaled or  exhaled per breath. 2.  __________________________(IRV) –  The additional  volume of air that can be inspired at the end of normal,  tidal inspiration and represents the reserve ability to  inhale.
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