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The Physiology of the Respiratory System

By Taimma Communications Inc.

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Explore the vital role of ventilation and gas exchange with this free application on the Physiology of the Respiratory System – LITE Version (ENGLISH ONLY).

A.D.A.M. Inc. provides fully animated, fully narrated, interactive eLearning programs relevant to healthcare and life sciences. This program begins with an overview of ventilation, followed by an explanation of the factors that influence the flow of air in and out of the lungs. You will then learn about gas exchange and about factors that influence gas diffusion. This program will take you approximately 25 minutes to complete. Progress checks and a posttest are provided to help you evaluate your knowledge. At the end of this learning program you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of respiratory system physiology using the appropriate language.

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

•Describe the processes of pulmonary ventilation
•Explain the factors affecting the flow of air through the respiratory system
•Explain how gases are exchanged with the blood and tissues

Program Features:

•Fully-narrated and animated learning
•Evaluations throughout the program
•Narration script accessible at all times
•Illustrated printable version included
•Glossary available at all times
•Easy navigational tools

Table of Contents:

1.3.Navigation Instructions
2.2.Learning Objectives
3.2.Air Pressure and Air Flow
3.5.Airway Resistance
3.6.Lung Compliance
3.7.Lung Volume and Capacity
3.8.Progress Check
3.9.Work of Breathing, Oxygen Consumption, and Efficiency of Breathing
3.10.Nonrespiratory Air Movements
SIDE NOTE: Did You Know? - Coupling of the Lungs to the Chest Wall
SIDE NOTE: Digging Deeper - Inhalation:Exhalation (I:E) Ratio
3.11.Progress Check
4.2.Gas Laws
4.3.External Respiration
4.4.Internal Respiration
4.5.Factors Affecting the Diffusion of Gases
4.6.Progress Check
6.1.End of Program
7.1.Take a Look

About A.D.A.M.:

A.D.A.M., has been working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. A.D.A.M. is the largest health education provider in North America, delivering truly integrated, evidence-based training in the biomedical sciences. We develop innovative health education solutions based on solid instructional design, a consistent editorial voice and best-in-class multimedia capabilities on the web or iPad. Our multimedia solutions provide a consistent source of engaging and interactive content, designed to educate and empower learners and to have a real impact on performance. Our products are widely acknowledgement for their scientific integrity and creativity, and have received numerous industry awards.

What's New in Version 1.0.4

Changed links to new website, support emails and change the name of the company to the parent company.

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The Physiology of the Respiratory System
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  • Free
  • Category: Medical
  • Updated: Feb 27, 2013
  • Version: 1.0.4
  • Size: 49.4 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Taimma Communications Inc.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular.

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