Effort Dependent vs. Effort Independent Portions of the Flow Volume Loop

Resource ID Posted Format
1097 February 22, 2008 Image, Animation
McGill University Faculty of Medicine


This diagrams shows the effort dependent vs. effort independent portions of the flow volume loop.


  • Minimal, Region, Residual, Total, Volume, Lung Compliance (MeSH), Inhalation (MeSH), Exhalation (MeSH), Physiology, RV, TLC, TV, Capacity, Dependent, Effort, Exhaled, Expiratory, Flow, Independent, Inspiratory, Loop, Lung, Maximal

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  • Independent Learning

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  • Basic Sciences
    • Physiology

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student
    • Medical Student

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