Lung Volumes

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TLC
Total Lung Capacity = total volume of air in the lungs following maximum inspiration
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VC
Vital Capacity = maximum volume of air that can be forcibly expired following maximum inspiration.
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TV
Tidal Volume = Volume of air inspired or expired per breath.
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IRV
Inspiratory Reserve Volume = volume of air that can be forcibly inpired above resting tidal volume.
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ERV
Expiratory Reserve Volume = volume of air that can be forcibly expired above re
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RV
Residual Volume = volume of air remaining in the lungs after maximal expiration.
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Card 2

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Vital Capacity = maximum volume of air that can be forcibly expired following maximum inspiration.

Back

VC

Card 3

Front

Tidal Volume = Volume of air inspired or expired per breath.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Inspiratory Reserve Volume = volume of air that can be forcibly inpired above resting tidal volume.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Expiratory Reserve Volume = volume of air that can be forcibly expired above re

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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