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How does spirometry aid in the pulmonary disorder diagnosis?

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Dr. Thomas Stern
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Asthma or copd

Spirometry is a way to measure how the airways of the lungs are working.
It is the measure we sue to make the diagnosis of asthma and copd. It is also helpful in other types of lung disease.

In brief: Asthma or copd

Spirometry is a way to measure how the airways of the lungs are working.
It is the measure we sue to make the diagnosis of asthma and copd. It is also helpful in other types of lung disease.
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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Can be diagnostic

Spirometry measure the bellows function of the lungs, the ability to move air in and out.
It is primarily used to diagnose and manage obstructive lung diseases like asthma and emphysema. It can also suggest intra- and extra-thoracic airway obstruction.

In brief: Can be diagnostic

Spirometry measure the bellows function of the lungs, the ability to move air in and out.
It is primarily used to diagnose and manage obstructive lung diseases like asthma and emphysema. It can also suggest intra- and extra-thoracic airway obstruction.
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