Measuring Breathing

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Name 2 ways lung capacity can be measured
Peak flow meter and spirometer
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Tidal volume
volume of air breathed in and out with each resting breath
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Vital capacity
The volume of air intake after forced exhalation (max intake of air)
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Inspitatory reserve volume
Max volume of air that can be breathed in over a normal a normal inhalation
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Expiratory reserve volume
Max volume of air that can be forced out after a normal exhalation
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Residual Volume
The volume of air you ave left in your lungs after a forced exhalation
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Total lung capacity
The sum of residual volume and vital capacity
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What is the breathing rate?
Number of breaths taken per min
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What is ventilation rate?
Total volume of air inhaled in 1 min
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Tidal volume

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volume of air breathed in and out with each resting breath

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Vital capacity

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Inspitatory reserve volume

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Expiratory reserve volume

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