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Pulmonary Function Testing Part One

Learning Objectives:

1) Describe the devices & methods for direct / indirect spirometry & body plethysmography, for lung volume & compliance measurement.
2) Interpret lung volumes & compliance.
3) Describe the devices & methods for measuring inspiratory & expiratory pressures.
4) Interpret inspiratory & expiratory pressures.
5) Describe the physiologic basis & indications for spirometric flow measurements.
6) Describe the devices & methods for spirometric flow measurements.
7) Interpret results from spirometric flow measurements.
8) Describe body plethysmographic measurement of airway resistance.

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