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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) 410 5411

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    (09) 410 2804

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1/1 Grenada Ave
Forrest Hill
Auckland 0620

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1/1 Grenada Ave
Forrest Hill
Auckland 0620

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Forrest Hill
Auckland 0620

This page was last updated at 2:38PM on January 8, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Forrest Hill Family Medical Centre.