Lung sounds and flow limitation

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ConferenceNECEC '91 : the Second, Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference, "an electrical engineering day", Friday, May 31st, 1991 at the Marine Institute
AbstractFor lung airways, the expiratory flow rate for a given lung volume cannot be increased beyond a certain level no matter how much extra load is applied to the lung surface by the chest wall and the diaphragm. For structurally weak or diseased lungs, the upper levels are usually lower. In earlier work, we found that when lungs are in this flow limited state, the airway walls vibrate.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIR-1991-49
NRC number6571
NPARC number8894889
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