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Spirometry

Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much air can be breathed in and out (inhaled and exhaled) which is called flow. This tool is used to assess damage caused by conditions like COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a group that includes bronchitis and emphysema), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis and asthma. Results are shown on a graph called a pneumotachograph.

For more information click on the following link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirometry

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    (09) 480 7204

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    (09) 480 7208

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29 Birkenhead Avenue
Birkenhead
North Shore 0626

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29 Birkenhead Avenue
Birkenhead
North Shore 0626

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PO Box 34056
Birkenhead
Auckland 0746

This page was last updated at 12:17PM on December 10, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Medicine Birkenhead.