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Respiratory System

Name Functions

 

 

  1. Extract oxygen (O2) from the air and transfer it to the blood
  2. Excrete water (H2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2)
  3. Maintain acid-base status of blood
  4. Ventilate the lungs

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Composition of Air

inhaled

INHALED

79% NITROGEN

20% OXYGEN

1% INERT GAS

0.04% CARBON DIOXIDE

VARIABLE WATER VAPOUR

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Composition of Air EXHALED

 

EXHALED

79%  NITROGEN

16% OXYGEN

1% INERT GAS

4% CARBON DIOXIDE

SATURATION WATER VAPOUR

 

 

 

 

 

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Average Respiratory Rates

These vary according to activity and health

•Average Adult 

– 16 – 20 times per min.

•Infants and young children

– 24 – 40 times per min.

Will increase during:

Exercise, Fever, Shock and conditions affecting the normal functions of the lungs e.g. Pneumonia, bronchitis etc.

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The Respiratory System

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 Upper Respiratory Tract

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Nose and Nasal Cavity

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Respiratory System

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Trachea

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The bronchial Tree

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