Vital capacity

What is Vital capacity?

Vital capacity is the maximum amount of air a person can expel from the lungs after a maximum inhalation.

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I am a smoker. I smoke like 8-10 times a day. I have been doing this for last 6 months. I want to stop this habbit now. Can you suggest some...

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One way to quit smoking is to decide a date and stop smoking from that date. Another...

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I have spirometer test results for two patients. Both are complaining of difficulty breathing and feel weak. The first patient is a 50 year old...

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Look from the information provided by you is not sufficient to mak the diagnosis. You didnt mention the predicted value...

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While having a physical examination , a young male informed his doctor that at age 8 he had lobar pneumonia and pleurisy in his left lung . The...

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There are two types of measurement to asses the physical and functional capacity of lungs. These are lung capacities which can be measured directly...

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