Pulmonary Diffusion Capacity

  • H. Burchardi
  • T. Stokke
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 13)


The transport of the respiratory gases O2 and CO2 between ambient medium “air” and the internal medium “blood” is ensured by three basic mechanisms: ventilation, diffusion and perfusion.


Lung Volume Diffuse Capacity Fractional Concentration Control Mechanical Ventilation Central Blood Volume 
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