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Alveolar Gas iPhone and iPad App

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Description This app is for teaching the factors that affect the composition of “Alveolar Gas”. A student or instructor can manipulate variables like tidal volume, dead space, and the oxygen consumption rate and see how they affect alveolar PO2 and PCO2. The app is suitable for use either as a classroom demonstration or self-instruction.
Type of Resource Assignment/Activity (Non-Laboratory/Non-Hands on Activity), Mobile App - iPad/iPhone, Simulation, Software
Format Web Page - HTML
A.P. (Pete) Shepherd, University of Texas Health Science Center
Development Date August 23, 2012
Grade/Age Levels Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Professional (degree program)
Medical Objectives
in Physiology
Alveolar ventilation, Exercise, Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
Learning Time <=1 hour
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed By Staff
Review Date September 6, 2012
Funding Source None
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