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PYS 413

Advanced Respiratory Physiology

Physiologic anatomy of the respiratory system, Mechanics of pulmonary ventilation, Inspiration, expiration, Compliance, work of breathing, Pulmonary volumes and capacities, spirometry, pulmonary function tests, pulmonary circulation, pulmonary edema.  Diffusion of gases through respiratory membrane, Transport of gases in the blood and body fluids. Regulation of respiration, chemical and neural control of respiration, Respiratory disorders-pathophysiology, Diagnosis and oxygen therapy, Hypoxia, Hypercapnea, Aviation, High-altitude and space physiology.

Course Code
PYS 413
Department
Physiology
Campus
Sumas University
Level
400 Level, Undergraduate
Instructor
Sumas University Lecturer
Semester
First Semester
Credit
2 Units
Method
Lecture