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f'gure 2.27. Simulations of three complete breaths (in this case inhaling and exhaling the vital capacity) following an initial exhalation of the expiratory tescrve volume. Even though the subject is only taking three breaths per "iinute, breathing in and out the full vital capacity a few times is expected to Markedly increase blood oxygen and decrease blood carbon dioxide.
breaths, alveolar ventilation is 13,950 ml/min; estimated final blood oxygen is 125 mm Hg; estimated final blood carbon dioxide ts 35 mm Hg J_I_i_L
inhalation exhalation 2.5 sec 2.5 sec
5000 ml five normal breaths, beginning with an —exhalation and ending with an inhalation; alveolar ventilation is 4,200 ml/min; blood —oxygen level is 100 mm Hg; blood carbon dioxide is 46 mm Hg inhalation exhalation 2.5 sec 2.5 sec breaths, alveolar ventilation is 13,950 ml/min; estimated final blood oxygen is 125 mm Hg; estimated final blood carbon dioxide ts 35 mm Hg J_I_i_L
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