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Pulmonary function tests: Basic information  
Abstract:  This handout gives basic information about pulmonary function tests, which may be done to help diagnose lung conditions or diseases such as asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or pulmonary fibrosis. The handout includes specific instructions to follow before the test and symptoms to watch for after the test that require a call to the doctor.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2013, May 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
General Topics:  Respiratory Disorders; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Lung Disorders; Lung; Emphysema; Bronchitis; Asthma
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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