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Chapter 2 - Breathing

from Section 1 - Ward Care (Level 0–2)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 February 2021

Mazyar Kanani
Affiliation:
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Simon Lammy
Affiliation:
Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow
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Summary

The functional residual capacity is the volume of gas remaining in the lung at the end of quiet expiration. The normal range is 2.5–3.0 L.

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Surgical Critical Care
For the MRCS OSCE
, pp. 22 - 71
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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