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high blood pH
Calculated by multiplying tidal volume x respiratory rate
blood carbon dioxide levels (mm Hg)
increase in respiratory rate with an increase in alveolar ventilation
as you increase in altitude, what happens to barometric pressure? (increases or decreases)
an increase in alveolar ventilation with unchanged metabolism causes a ____ (increase or decrease) in blood O2
_______ partial pressure of O2 is calculated by [(atmospheric pressure- water pressure) X FIO2]
normal tidal volume (mL)
_______ partial pressure of O2 is calculated by [(inspired partial pressure of O2) - (pCO2/R)]
increase in Respiratory rate without an increase in alveolar ventilation is known as _____.
inspired partial pressure of oxygen @ sea level (mm Hg)
an decrease in alveolar ventilation with unchanged metabolism causes a ____ (increase or decrease) in blood O2
calculated by taking the ratio of CO2 produced over the O2 consumed.
amount of air that is breathed in and out each minue
amount of air that makes it into the alveolar airways
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defined as the volume of air held in the conducting airways during each tidal volume breath (not used for gas exchange)
blood oxygen levels (mm Hg)
alveolar partial pressure of oxygen @ sea level (mm Hg)
main blood acid
atmospheric partial pressure of oxygen @ sea level (mm Hg)
Normal pH of the blood
defined as (tidal volume - anatomic dead space) x respiratory rate
T/F: An increase in respiratory rate ALWAYS increases alveolar gas exchange or alveolar ventilation.
ventilation _____ (increases or decreases) with an increase in pCO2
______ partial pressure of O2 is calculated by atmospheric pressure X FIO2
an increase in alveolar ventilation with unchanged metabolism causes a ____ (increase or decrease) in blood CO2
low blood pH
main blood base
What factor is most important in determining alveolar gas composition? (Tidal Volume or Respiratory Rate)
an decrease in alveolar ventilation with unchanged metabolism causes a ____ (increase or decrease) in blood CO2

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