The Consequences of Smoking and Smokers at Risk

  • Fiona M. Langley
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (PSLI)


The efficiency with which inspired gas is mixed with resident gas appears to be a useful indicator of ventilatory function and may provide a mechanism for detecting those smokers at risk of developing chronic lung disease.


Lung Volume Dead Space Functional Residual Capaci Ventilatory Efficiency Alveolar Dead Space 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fiona M. Langley
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  1. 1.The Midhurst Medical Research Institute MidhurstMidhurst, EnglandUK

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