Describe the control of alveolar ventilation.
The most comprehensive answers were those structured as sensor-controller-effector with an
explanation of each part and how homeostasis was maintained. Insufficient detail was generally
provided as to how central and peripheral chemoreceptors were stimulated. A description of
central control was required, rather than listing nuclei or areas.
Many failed to address all three components of a control question and focused primarily on the
sensors. Many answers were just too brief and did not present enough information to