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Chapter-04 Spirometry

BOOK TITLE: Case History and Data Interpretation in Medical Practice

Author
1. Abdullah ABM
ISBN
9789380704456
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11224_9
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
34
Author Affiliations
1. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract

The chapter includes a discussion on spirometry, different lung volumes and findings in various types of lung disorders. Typical characteristics of restrictive and obstructive lung disease have been given. It also describes reversibility test, bronchoprovocation test and exercise challenge test in short. 26 spirometry tracings of various respiratory diseases have been provided.

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