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AHRC 155 Respiratory Physiology

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Respiratory Care program

Respiratory Physiology covers anatomy and physiology of the cardio-pulmonary systems. Topics studied are blood, the heart, vessels, respiratory structure, the physics of gas pressure, ventilation, regulation of ventilation, O2 and CO2 transport, ventilation and perfusion balance, acid-base balance, and interpretation of arterial blood gases.