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PULMONARY GAS VOLUMES AND VENTILATION
DIFFUSIVE TRANSFER OF RESPIRATORY GASES
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02 content 02 tension acid acidosis airway pressure airway resistance alkalosis alveolar gas alveolar gas equation alveolar ventilation alveolar-capillary membrane alveoli breathing buffer Cao2 carbon dioxide cardiac output causes cells cent central chemoreceptors changes chest wall chronic compliance dashed line dead space decreases diffusing capacity edema elastic endothelium Equation exhaled expiratory flow expired Fio2 fluid function gas exchange gas flow gas volume hemoglobin hypoxemia hypoxia increased inspired gas interstitial left atrial pressure lung regions lung volume lymphatic measured mechanical ventilation metabolic mixed venous ml/min mmHg muscle neurons nitrogen normal occurs oxygen oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve Paco2 Pao2 partial pressure patients Pco2 perfusion peripheral physiologic plasma pleural pressure proteins pulmonary artery pulmonary blood flow pulmonary capillary pulmonary circulation receptors reduced residual volume respiratory system right-to-left shunting sea level shown in Figure surface tension tidal volume tissue total lung capacity uptake vital capacity