RSP 273 The Cardiopulmonary System 4 cr.
- Offered: Fall
- Prerequisite: Admission to Respiratory Therapy program.
Functional and cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology; mechanics of ventilation and cardiac output. Musculoskeletal and nervous systems of the lungs and thorax, myocardial mechanics and total body fluid volume. Concepts of ventilation/perfusion ratio and regional changes, deadspace and shunting.