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Chapter 10. The Ventilation/Perfusion Relationship and Gas Exchange

Karen Ann Hardy, MD, FCCP
DOI: 10.1378/ppmbr.1st.083
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  • Know the important formulas relating to ventilation/ perfusion (V̇/Q̇) relationships that govern gas exchange, oxygenation, and ventilation during conditions of rest, exercise, high altitude, and anemia and in varied gas environments

  • List and discuss the physiologic causes of hypoxemia, and apply these causes to specific case examples

  • Understand how gravity affects lung structures, mechanics, and physiology

  • Discuss oxyhemoglobin function

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