Describe the oxygen hemoglobin dissociation curve.
Describe the oxygen hemoglobin dissociation curve. Explain how it allows for body tissues to receive oxygen and eliminate carbon dioxide wastes.
How are the lungs involved in maintaining normal pH of the blood?
Describe the relationship between intrapulmonary pressure, atmospheric pressure, and air flow during normal inspiration and expiration, referring to Boyle’s law.
Several physical factors that influence the efficiency of pulmonary ventilation are compliance, alveolar surface tension, and airway resistance. Briefly describe each factor.
Albuterol is a selective beta-2 adrenergic agonist, which means it specifically activates beta-2 adrenergic receptors on smooth muscle in the airways. How does this improve asthma symptoms?
*Some questions adapted from Pearson’s Mastering Instructor Resources for Amerman, E. C. (2019) Human anatomy & physiology (2nd ed.).