minimum 300 words
Read the following questions and briefly describe your thoughts on the answer and how you come to that answer. This activity is intended to allow you to think about what you have learned and how you can apply it to problems or situations in the real world.
- In pneumonia, fluid collects in the alveoli. What conclusions can you draw regarding the effect on vital capacity and gas exchange?
- What are the benefits of having the lungs inside the rib cage, close to the heart?
- In a normal healthy person, what would be the effect of lung volume reduction surgery?