Test Findings
 

Reduced FRC

Bookmark

Overview

  • Reduced functional residual capacity indicates decreased lung compliance.
    • Causes of Reduced FRC

    • Supine position
    • Pulmonary fibrosis
    • Obesity
    • Abdominal swelling
    • Muscle relaxants
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Want more info like this?
  • Your electronic clinical medicine handbook
  • Guides to help pass your exams
  • Tools every medical student needs
  • Quick diagrams to have the answers, fast
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
Explore
   
 
Feedback