The three physiologic effects that would be demonstrated if the respiratory therapist obtained the same bedside spirometry results. Introduction: Spirometry measures the function of lungs, and the amount and speed of air entering and leaving the lungs. It is one of the most common pulmonary function tests. It helps in the assessment of diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders). Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1 for further information.

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Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiolo...

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
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Chapter 3, Problem 1CAQ2
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The three physiologic effects that would be demonstrated if the respiratory therapist obtained the same bedside spirometry results.

Introduction:

Spirometry measures the function of lungs, and the amount and speed of air entering and leaving the lungs. It is one of the most common pulmonary function tests. It helps in the assessment of diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders).

Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1 for further information.

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