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Chapter 40 / Exercise 4
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Which chemical is most important in regulating our breathing – Oxygen or Carbon Dioxide levels-- and why?
How does pH impact our respirations?
When a person hyperventilates why do they experience a short feeling of apnea (not needing/wanting to breathe)? What is the treatment for someone who is hyperventilating?
Compare and contrast how central and peripheral chemoreceptors work.
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Monitor H+ in the blood from CO2 production Monitor H+ from metabolic states (diabetic ketoacidosis) Monitor O2 levels in the blood 6.4.3 - COPD and Asthma Explain how chronic obstructive pulmonary disease makes it difficult to breathe. Compare and contrast the symptoms of emphysema and chronic bronchitis and how they impact the body differently.
Describe how asthma increases the difficulty of breathing .
What are possible agents that can act as triggers for an asthma attack?
How is asthma treated?

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