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Pulmonary Ventilation

Pulmonary Ventilation

In this video I describe how pressure changes in the thoracic cavity caused by muscle contraction is the mechanism for moving air in and out of the lungs, I also discuss lung volumes and how to calculate alveolar ventilation.

Time Stamps

Pulmonary ventilation is breathing 0:03

Boyle’s law 0:53

Muscles involved in breathing 01:49

Negative pressure in the intrapleural space 05:02

Atmospheric pressure 05:56

Atmospheric and alveolar pressure changes during breathing 07:03

Pneumothorax 08:30 Compliance and recoil 08:48

Lung volumes 10:18

Dead space and Calculate alveolar ventilation 13:01

Images from my Textbook: Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology for the health Sciences  or made by me

Some images from open-source Pixabay 

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