Respiratory system part 1: pulmonary ventilation.

Ella McLafferty, Carolyn Johnstone, Charles Hendry, Alistair Farley

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    This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the first of two articles on the respiratory system, describes the anatomy of the respiratory system and explains the mechanics of respiration. It provides a brief overview of three common respiratory disorders: pneumonia, pulmonary embolism and pulmonary tuberculosis. The second article discusses gaseous exchange and the control of ventilation in more detail.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)40-47
    Number of pages8
    JournalNursing Standard
    Issue number22
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Jan 2013


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