Understanding the Gas Exchange Process
The body's use of oxygen, and the resulting creation of carbon dioxide, requires a highly efficient absorption/elimination and transport system.
Students will be able to describe the make up of atmospheric air and how it relates to patient care;
Students will be able to describe the passive and active processes of inhalation and exhalation;
Students will be able to apply their knowledge of the gas exchange process to a sick patient.
Dezube, R. "Exchanging Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide." Merck Manuals. June 2019. Retrieved from https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/lung-and-airway-disorders/biology-of-the-lungs-and-airways/exchanging-oxygen-and-carbon-dioxide
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