Test your knowledge on lung compliance and elastance.... Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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Lung compliance can be defined as the pressure change required to achive a unit volume change.
The correct answer is "False"

Elastance is the reciprocal of lug compliance.
The correct answer is "True"

In a healthy individual, alterations in the elastance of the lungs determines the alterations in the respiratory system.
The correct answer is "True"

Srufactat increases the lung compliance by increasing surface tension.
The correct answer is "False"

Elastance of the lungs filled with air is much lower than that of the lungs filled with normal saline.
The correct answer is "Flase"