Lung function tests


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Lung function tests

Tests of how much air the lungs can move in and out, and how quickly and efficiently this can be done. Lung function tests are usually done by breathing into a device that measures air flow.
Mentioned in: Pulmonary Fibrosis
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Lung function test was assessed by EasyOne Pro computerized spirometer.
Infants who have upper or lower respiratory tract infection in the preceding 2 months of lung function tests were excluded from the study.
In the procedure of lung function test, a nose clip was attached to the subject and a clean mouthpiece inserted into the breathing tube, and two maneuvers were performed.
Summary: 200 patients will get the latest lung function test measuring devices free of charge
At hospital they joke when I do the lung function test because when I blow into the machine there's a needle with ink on a sheet of paper and the last time it went right off the edge.
without airway obstruction as measured by lung function tests or
16] Ability to perform adequate lung function tests was determined by the child's ability to produce an acceptable flow volume loop according to ATS/ERS criteria.
Strangely enough but we found that none of the candidates had any derangement of the lung function tests or electrocardiographic abnormality despite their deformity.
An official American Thoracic Society workshop report: optimal lung function tests for monitoring cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and recurrent wheezing in children less than 6 years of age.
The Love Your Lungs campaign will offer a chance for those who have had a persistent cough for three weeks or more, or feel breathless or wheezy, to come along to one of sessions taking place in November and speak to respiratory nurses who will provide free advice, information and lung function tests.
Those who attend can speak to the respiratory nurses who will be on hand to provide free advice, information and lung function tests.
Table: Comparison of lung function tests in study and control goups (with and without exercise).