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Play USMLE Audio MP3 61 19 Respiratory diseases and Disorders Below
Begin 61 19 Respiratory diseases and Disorders Transcription
Next, respiratory diseases and disorders.
What are the three main categories for respiratory diseases and disorders. I’ll cue you with the starting letters of each answer.
- Restrictive lung diseases
- Obstructive lung diseases
And third, BD
- Breathing disorders
What is the lung function test that is defined as the maximum air volume that a patient can expire in one second following maximal expiration? It starts with an F
- Forced expiratory volume 1
Normally, the forced expiratory volume 1 is what percentage of the forced vital capacity?
What is a good memory key for forced vital capacity or FVC?
- Breathe in as much as possible and then breathe out as hard as you can
Student doctor, please pause the tape and summarize what has been discussed about the three categories of lung diseases and disorders, forced expiratory volume 1, and forced vital capacity.
- The three main categories for respiratory diseases and disorders are restrictive lung diseases, obstructive lung diseases, and breathing disorders. The forced expiratory volume 1 is a lung function test that is defined as the maximum air volume that a patient can expire in one second following maximum inspiration. Normally, the FEV 1 is 80% of the FVC or forced vital capacity. A good memory key for the forced vital capacity is ‘breathe in as much as possible and then breath out as hard as you can.’
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