pulmonary function laboratory

pulmonary function laboratory

an area of a hospital or other health facility used for examination and evaluation of patients' respiratory function.
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Today, he still snaps photos of abstract images, some of which hang in the university's pulmonary function laboratory "I favor taking images in junkyards or back streets.
As all of you know, performing accurate DLCO measurements is an art and probably the most difficult and demanding test we perform in the pulmonary function laboratory.
It is clear that there are many other factors which affect DLCO measurements and the extremely high inter-laboratory variability might in the future be addressed by some program of pulmonary function laboratory testing or certification through a national professional organization, as apposed to the example of Clinical Laboratories which are regulated by both state and national standards.
The flow-volume loop, which is performed either in the pulmonary function laboratory or in clinic, offers a quick and easy screen for the very beginning of lung rejection expressed as OB.
Pneumotachs, or pneumotachographs, play a very important role in the pulmonary function laboratory.
The tests were performed and certified at the LDS Hospital Pulmonary Function Laboratory in Salt Lake City, Utah, using criteria published by the ATS.
District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi in Jackson, asserts claims against Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Inc.
A very important aspect of the pulmonary exercise study performed in the pulmonary function laboratory is the determination of the exact point of anaerobic threshold (AT).
These parameters, taken together, are measured through a process referred to as indirect calorimetry which is often a routine test in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory.
The accurate reporting of diffusion capacity in the pulmonary function laboratory is dependent upon the predicted values being corrected for changes in hemoglobin and carboxyhemoglobin.
The 11th and final chapter pertains to Quality Assurance in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory and describes calibration and QC of a wide range of PF instrumentation and blood gas analyzers.
Catherine Foss is the highly respected Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Duke University Medical Center and the current chairwoman of the Diagnostic Section of the AARC.

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