Tutorials are linear presentations of concepts with questions interspersed.
Illustrations and animations are used to reinforce the ideas. They are
designed to be the initial introduction to the topic.
Objective: User will be able to understand the origin of the pressure-volume
curve of the lung and chest wall and how to interpolate the graph.
Estimated time to complete this tutorial: 15 minutes
- Lung compliance
- Recoil pressure of the lung
- Recoil pressure of the chest wall
Objective: User will be able to describe the sequence of events that occur
during quiet breathing.
Estimated time to complete tutorial: 8 minutes
- Pressures causing air to flow
- Atmospheric pressure
- Pleural pressure
- Alveloar pressure
Last modified, December 26, 1995
© Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1994
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