INTERPRETATION OF PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTS – THE NEW ERS/ATS STANDARDS

  • Kęstutis Malakauskas LSMU MA Pulmonologijos klinika
Keywords: pulmonary function, reference equations, interpretation, spirometry, bronchodilator responsiveness testing, lung volumes, gas diffusion

Abstract

This review provides updated 2022 ERS/ATS standards for the interpretation of pulmonary function tests. Reference equations, lower and upper limits of normal for a healthy population, bronchodilator responsiveness testing are discussed. Algorithms for the interpretation of spirometry, lung volumes and gas diffusion tests are presented.

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Malakauskas K. INTERPRETATION OF PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTS – THE NEW ERS/ATS STANDARDS [Internet]. PIA 2022 Oct.;6(2):122-128.[cited 2022 Nov. 30 ] Available from: http://pia.pulmoalerg.lt/index.php/PIA/article/view/1013
Section
Pulmonology and allergology