TITLE

Physiological measurement in chronic lung disease

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2004 Supplement, Vol. 59, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents some papers related to physiological measurement in chronic lung disease. Increasing evidence exists that inspiratory capacity and maximum inspiratory flow in one second correlates more with breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than conventional expiratory spirometric values. Patients with a clinical diagnosis of COPD and a control group of a similar age were studied. Measurements were made on a handheld inspiratory meter and the curves were displayed on a computer monitor. Inspiratory measurements taken in patients with COPD and control subjects were found to be repeatable.
ACCESSION #
17564540

 

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