Underdiagnosis and Overdiagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Posted on 15 November 2018, Pulmonary Function Test, English, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

This Concise Clinical Review published on the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine examines the problem and the prevalence of under-diagnosis and over-diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Multiple breath washout: A new and promising lung function test for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Posted on 23 May 2018, Pulmonary Function Test, English, COSMED News, Scientific

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The Journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology focused on the multi-breath nitrogen washout test and its most important applications in Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Recommendations for a Standardized Pulmonary Function Report. An Official American Thoracic Society Technical Statement

Posted on 13 December 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, COSMED News, Scientific

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The American Thoracic Society committee on Proficiency Standards for Pulmonary Function Laboratories has recognized the need for a standardized reporting format for pulmonary function tests.

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and second-line pulmonary function tests to detect obstructive pattern in symptomatic smokers with borderline spirometry

Posted on 27 June 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, COSMED News, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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A study published on the Respiratory Medicine Journal investigates the need for additional research on smokers with respiratory symptoms (dyspnoea, cough, or sputum production) and normal spirometry.

ERS technical standard on bronchial challenge testing: general considerations and performance of methacholine challenge tests

Posted on 12 May 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, COSMED News, Scientific

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A new paper by ERS published on the ERJ aims to update previous publications on bronchial challenge testing and the performance of the methacholine challenge test.

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