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Rib Orientation

  • Bucket and pump handle
  • Infant rib is virtually horizontal, allowing diaphragmatic breathing only.
  • Adult rib orientation is oblique (both anterior and lateral views), allows for pump-handle and bucket handle types of inspiration.


Links: Respiratory System - Postnatal

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current10:39, 19 October 2009Thumbnail for version as of 10:39, 19 October 2009300 × 223 (8 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)Bucket and pump handle Infant rib is virtually horizontal, allowing diaphragmatic breathing only. Adult rib orientation is oblique (both anterior and lateral views), allows for pump-handle and bucket handle types of inspiration.