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Pulmonary Function Testing

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Pulmonary function testing refers to a battery of routinely performed lung function tests that include spirometry, lung volumes, and diffusing capacity. Spirometry is one of the most commonly ordered tests of pulmonary function. The word “spirometry,” is derived from the Latin, spiro, meaning “to breathe,” and the Greek, metron,…

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