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Pulmonary Function Test

  • Ke Wang
  • Rui Zeng
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Abstract

Pulmonary function test is an important method to check the respiratory diseases. The aims of pulmonary function test include: (a) judgment whether the respiratory symptoms such as dyspnea, cough and cyanosis are caused by respiratory diseases; (b) management and monitoring of severity, progression and therapeutic reaction of the established respiratory diseases; (c) assessment of potential risks of respiratory failure or other respiratory complications after surgery or drug therapy; (d) quantitative evaluation of labor capacity of occupational pulmonary disease patients; (e) conduction of the epidemiological investigation of respiratory diseases caused by smoke or dust; (f) clinical evaluation of health.

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and People's Medical Publishing House 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ke Wang
    • 1
  • Rui Zeng
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RespiratoryJilin UniversityChangchunChina
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySichuan UniversityChengduChina

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