what does a pulmonary function test reveal?

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what does a pulmonary function test reveal?

Jun 17th, 2015

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  1. Pulmonary function tests are a group of tests that measure how well the lungs take in and release air and how well they move gases such as oxygen from the atmosphere into the body's circulation. They are done to: Diagnose certain types of lung disease (such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema) Find the cause of shortness of breath. Measure whether exposure to chemicals at work affects lung function.


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