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Pulmonary Function Testing is a practical text covering the most commonly performed pulmonary function tests including fundamental hints and suggestions on test performance. This comprehensive text is an ideal resource to teach students about basic pulmonary function tests, and a useful guide for practitioners who would like additional information on commonly performed tests. Each chapter reviews a particular pulmonary function test or common group of tests and includes a brief look at relevant physiology and pertinent background information, technical factors that affect the test, relevant instrumentation, calculations, cases, self-assessment questions, and references. Pulmonary Function Testing is an ideal guide for both classroom learning and application in the clinical setting.The Third Edition includes updated material including the latest professional society recommendations. The Third Edition includes new expanded chapters covering Maximal Inspiratory Testing, Expiratory Pressures Testing, Pediatrics, Blood Gases, and Reference Values. The most commonly performed exercise tests are separated into individual chapters to allow a full overview of each test.
Table of Contents
|Contributing Author||p. xi|
|Forced Spirometry and Related Tests||p. 1|
|Lung Volumes||p. 69|
|Single-Breath Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capacity||p. 113|
|Airway Resistance by Body Plethysmography||p. 143|
|Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test||p. 159|
|Six-Minute Walk Test||p. 201|
|Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction Test||p. 211|
|Bronchial Challenge Testing with Pharmacological Agents||p. 223|
|Maximal Inspiratory and Expiratory Pressures||p. 257|
|Pediatric Pulmonary Function Testing||p. 263|
|Blood Gases and Associated Technologies||p. 281|
|Pulmonary Function Testing Reference (Predicted) Values||p. 333|
|Answers to Self-Assessment Questions||p. 343|
|Conversion of Volumes||p. 347|
|Mathematics of Boyle's Law||p. 351|
|Pulmonary Terms, Symbols, and Definitions||p. 353|
|Calculation of Mean and Standard Deviation||p. 359|
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