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b440 Respiration functions

Functions of inhaling air into the lungs, the exchange of gases between air and blood, and exhaling air.

Inclusions
functions of respiration rate, rhythm and depth; impairments such as apnoea, hyperventilation, irregular respiration, paradoxical respiration, and brochial spasm, and as in pulmonary emphysema
Exclusions
respiratory muscle functions (b445); additional respiratory functions (b450); exercise tolerance functions (b455);

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