Theme for the day: mindfulness.
Q. Deflation and Inflation of alveoli can be considered an exponential process. TRUE/FALSE
Q. “Fast” and “Slow” alveoli refers to the compliance/resistance relationship between the alveoli and its supplying bronchiole. TRUE/FALSE
Q. A relatively non compliant alveolus paired with a patent wide bronchiole will comprise a slow lung unit TRUE/FALSE
Q. In the normal lung, alveoli in the apex are “slower” because compliance is less in the apex. TRUE/FALSE
Q. At fast respiratory rates, “slow” lung units may not have completed filling before the onset of expiration. TRUE/FALSE