Pulmonary Pathophysiology –How are alveolar ventilation and oxygenation estimated and assessed? –Wha

Pulmonary Pathophysiology

–How are alveolar ventilation and oxygenation estimated and
assessed?

–What pathophysiological factors might alter
ventilation-perfusion matching in the lungs?

–What are the clinical manifestations and common causes of
acute airway obstruction?

–What is the rationale for using drugs such as ?2 agonists,
acetylcholine antagonists, corticosteroids, and mast cell stabilizers to manage
obstructive pulmonary disorders?

–What pulmonary function test abnormalities are
characteristic of obstructive and restrictive pulmonary disorders?