Measuring lung function in asthmatic children: A spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) comparison

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

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The role of spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) in asthmatic young patients has been investigated in a study published on the European Respiratory Journal.

The correlation of respiratory muscle strength and cough capacity in stroke patients

Posted on 14 March 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, Scientific, Pony FX

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A study on the Journal of Physical Therapy Science investigates how inspiratory and expiratory training can improve cough capacity in stroke patients, which can reduce pulmonary complications.

The physiological basis and clinical significance of lung volume measurements

Posted on 17 February 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, Scientific

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A useful scientific review has been published in the Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine Journal describing how different physiological/pathological conditions can affect static lung volumes measurement.

2017 ERS/ATS standards for single-breath carbon monoxide uptake in the lung

Posted on 20 January 2017, Pulmonary Function Test, English, Scientific

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ATS/ERS published on the European Respiratory Journal an update to the 2005 technical standards for single-breath carbon monoxide uptake in the lung.

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Posted on 13 December 2016, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

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An interesting study in the International Journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease traces the difficulties to differentiate asthma from COPD.

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