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Gas Exchange

Bohr Effect

The Bohr effect: Describes how more oxygen is released to muscles and tissues when carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rise inside those muscles and tissues. This helps oxygen get to the parts of the body where […]

Pulmonary Rehab

The 6-Minute Walk Test

You have probably heard of 6-minute walk test (6MWT) in your travels as a respiratory therapy student, and thought: “I wish a benevolent, handsome instructor would write a paper about that.”  Well today is your lucky day!  Well, at least as far as the benevolent part.  […]