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Fred Minifie, Mara Behlau, Robert O'Brien
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Respiration is an interactive software module showing the normal anatomy of respiration. Clearly animated anatomical drawing show the lungs at work showing normal respiration.

Body View
A cutout view of the body shows respiration in action. Featuring rollovers and animation in body and head views. Includes sound in the both head view animation and in a unique animation of the of a cutaway view of the larynx as it generates a sounds wave.

Thorax View
Features animation and rollovers of the ribs, diaphragm and lungs working together. Views include front side, back and rollover of the muscle groups as well.

Lung View
The Lung section show the bronchi and lung structures. Animations and rollovers shown with and with out the lung lobes. A detailed animation and rollover of the alveoli complets the respiration module.

Support Card
A full color, plastic laminated card that details the respiration process. Included with the Respiration software or available separately.

Minimum Requirements:
For Microsoft Windows: An Intel Pentium III 800 processor running Windows 98SE, 2000 SP1, XP SP2, or NT version 4.0 SP6 or later; 512 MB of installed RAM; and a color monitor

Soundcard with MIDI
QuickTime 5.0 or better (latest version installed during setup, Mac assumes prior install)
Free space on hard drive 100 MB

About The Authors

Fred Minifie


Mara Behlau

Robert O'Brien

Founder, Blue Tree Publishing, Inc.