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Gas Exchange (Further Human Physiology)

Here’s the powerpoint:

Download it here: gas-exchange-fhp.ppt

And here’s the Click4Biology page

Gas exchange, oxygen dissociation and myoglobin:

Some useful tutorials from GetBodySmart

For a quick view of some basics, here is an animation from Wisconsin Online (though it’s not very good…)

Asthma and Lung Cancer:

What’s asthma all about? from

Asthma attack animation from 1on1health

Lung Cancer animation from Discovery’s Human Body Atlas

Mesothelioma (caused by asbestos) from

Healthy cilia and Smokers’ cilia from The Bioscope Initiative

Effects of pollution on your lungs from

Operation to remove part of a lung:

Altitude Sickness:

There’s an interesting video from ‘The Future is Wild’ after the jump.

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