Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology

This basic introduction to the respiratory system uses simple animations to show how key respiratory structures support breathing and respiration. It explains the difference between pulmonary, external and internal respiration and how the respiratory system helps regulate blood gases and pH. Allow 15 to 20 minutes to work through the full tutorial.

The resource was created by Dr Ehsan Khan and Maggie Tarling, adult nursing lecturers in King’s College London’s  Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, with Ian Calder and Leonard Houx in the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning. The project was supported by a grant from the King's College London College Teaching Fund.  

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