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1

Identify the steps in the oxygen transport pathway from air to tissue

Air --> Airways --> Alveolar Gas --> Alveolar membrane --> Arterial blood --> Regional arteries --> Capillary blood --> Tissues

2

List the disease process that would affect: a) air b) air --> airways c) airways

a) low inspired oxygen

b) Muscle / chest wall problems

c) obstructive airway disease

3

List the disease process that would affect: a) Alveolar membrane b) alveolar membrane --> arterial blood

a) fibrosis

b) pulmonary oedema

4

List the disease process that would affect: a) arterial blood b) arterial blood --> regional arteries c) regional arteries

a) anaemia

b) shock

c) peripheral artery disease

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