Pulmonology Section 3 Part 2 – Equations

TOPICS: Resistance (R), viscosity, compliance (C), volume (V), pressure (P), Laplace’s law, surface tension (T), radius (r), A-a gradient, partial pressure of oxygen in the alveoli (PAO2), partial pressure of arterial oxygen (PaO2), hypoxemia, hypoventilation, high altitude, V/Q mismatch, shunt, diffusion limitation, oxygen binding capacity of hemoglobin, hemoglobin concentration (Hb), percent saturation (%) of heme bound to O2 (SaO2), total oxygen content equation
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