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Lung function

J. E. Cotes

Lung function

assessment and application in medicine

by J. E. Cotes

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Scientific in Oxford, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Respiration.,
  • Pulmonary function tests.,
  • Lung -- physiology.,
  • Respiratory Function Tests.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [518]-552.

    Statement[by] J. E. Cotes; figures by Cynthia John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP121
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 604 p.
    Number of Pages604
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5260408M
    ISBN 100632011300
    LC Control Number75360826
    OCLC/WorldCa8295


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Lungs Structure and Function. The lung is a branching system of tubes and air sacs. Air enters the nose and mouth and is directed in the throat to the trachea which carries the air in the chest. The trachea splits into two major bronchi, one for each lung.

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The chest wall and lungs are separated by the parietal and visceral pleura. The pressure in the pleural space in referred to as the pleural pressure and varies during breathing.