Spirometry keywords

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Tidal volume
The volume of air moved in and out of the lungs when breathing at rest
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Vital capacity
The maximum volume of air a person can exhale after a maximum inhalation
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Expiratory Reserve Volume
The sum of tidal volume and expiratory capacity
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Inspiratory Reserve Volume
The sum of tidal volume and inspiratory capacity
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Total Lung Capacity
The volume of air in the lungs at maximum inflation.
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Maximum Expiration
The maximum volume of air that can be exhaled after a normal exhalation
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Maximum Inspiration
The maximum volume of additional air that can be inhaled after a normal inhalation.
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Residual volume
The volume of air remaining in the lungs after a maximum exhalation.
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Spirometer
The machine used to measure lung capacity.
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Soda lime
The substance used in a spirometer to ensure the patient does not get carbon dioxide poisoning.
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The maximum volume of air a person can exhale after a maximum inhalation

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Vital capacity

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The sum of tidal volume and expiratory capacity

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The sum of tidal volume and inspiratory capacity

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The volume of air in the lungs at maximum inflation.

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