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Sniff test (chest fluoroscopy): How to prepare and what to expect

Sniff test (chest fluoroscopy): How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains a sniff test, or chest fluoroscopy, that shows if the diaphragm is moving in the proper direction. It includes how the exam works, how to prepare, what to expect during the exam, and how to get the test results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2006
Revision Date
12/2015
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject/Keyword
Diaphragms
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3329