Which of the following is defined as the absorption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide by cells?
Pulmonary ventilation refers to
A)the movement of air into and out of the lungs.
B)the movement of dissolved gases from the alveoli to the blood.
C)the movement of dissolved gases from the blood to the interstitial space.
D)the movement of dissolved gases from the interstitial space to the cells.
E)the utilization of oxygen.
The condition of low tissue oxygen levels is known as
When a patient has low compliance, it is no reference to her adhering to hospital policy, rather
A)she may suffer from pneumonia.
B)she may have an overproduction of surfactant.
C)she may have alveolar damage.
D)she may have lower energy demands while breathing.
E)she may be diagnosed with chronic epistaxis.