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Where does asthma have the largest impact
Small airways

FEV1/FEVC is most reduced at smaller volumes.
What determines FRC
Elastic recoil - collapse

Chest wall - pull
Diffusion Capacities in Obstructive Diseases
Emphysema - reduced due to loss of surface area

Chronic Bronchitis - normal

Asthma - normal
Why is exhalation decreaed in emphysema
Loss of elastic recoil

Reduced mechanical forces when lung volumes cause the diaphragm to drop down
Symptoms: Significant dyspnea on exertion, annoying chronic dry cough
Intestitial pulmonary Disease
Respiratory Differential on Weight Loss
Emphysema
Tb
Cancer
Hypoythyroid
Restrictive Lung Diseases
Reduced total lung capacity and expansion

Bony abnormalities

Neuromuscular Diseases

Intestitial Lung Diseases