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Spirometry 

Spirometry
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Spirometry
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10.1093/med/9780199202447.003.0056
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date: 22 October 2019

Spirometry 336

When performed correctly, spirometry is a valuable tool which helps to classify a respiratory disorder. It is rarely indicated in the acute emergency setting; although is of significant importance in the management of patients with neuromuscular respiratory failure (FVC monitoring).

Modern hand-held electronic devices allow simple analysis....

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