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Spirometry is a type of pulmonary function test that provides information about the function of the lungs that can be used for a variety of purposes. The test uses a spirometer, a specialized machine with a tube connected, to measure the speed and volume of air that is exhaled into the tube.
COPD Alliance calls upon primary care clinicians to STEP forward in fight against COPD

COPD Alliance calls upon primary care clinicians to STEP forward in fight against COPD

ERS calls Europeans for lung test on World Spirometry Day

ERS calls Europeans for lung test on World Spirometry Day

MAP Pharmaceuticals reports results from LEVADEX PK and safety clinical trial in smokers, non-smokers

MAP Pharmaceuticals reports results from LEVADEX PK and safety clinical trial in smokers, non-smokers

New approach to lung cancer measurement holds promise for smokers

New approach to lung cancer measurement holds promise for smokers

Children born very early have abnormal lung function: U.K. researchers

Children born very early have abnormal lung function: U.K. researchers

WTC FDNY Rescue Workers have not recovered normal lung function, yet

WTC FDNY Rescue Workers have not recovered normal lung function, yet

Aradigm reports net loss of $3.4M for fourth-quarter 2009

Aradigm reports net loss of $3.4M for fourth-quarter 2009

Personalized risk assessment tools can help improve smoking cessation

Personalized risk assessment tools can help improve smoking cessation

CTS: More people are being admitted to Canadian hospitals each year with COPD

CTS: More people are being admitted to Canadian hospitals each year with COPD

Muscle-sparing treatments could improve patient outcomes and reduce costs

Muscle-sparing treatments could improve patient outcomes and reduce costs

Findings raise new hope for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Findings raise new hope for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Several DNA sequences linked to impaired pulmonary function, uncovers new study

Several DNA sequences linked to impaired pulmonary function, uncovers new study

Canadian comedian helps raise awareness about COPD

Canadian comedian helps raise awareness about COPD

Aradigm commences patient dosage in Phase 2 trial of novel inhaled ciprofloxacin formulation

Aradigm commences patient dosage in Phase 2 trial of novel inhaled ciprofloxacin formulation

NHLBI survey results reveal COPD awareness continues to grow in the United States

NHLBI survey results reveal COPD awareness continues to grow in the United States

Phase 3 trial results of LEVADEX orally inhaled migraine therapy to be presented

Phase 3 trial results of LEVADEX orally inhaled migraine therapy to be presented

nSpire Health awarded over $9 million for clinical research trials

nSpire Health awarded over $9 million for clinical research trials

Covidien introduces Leak Compensation software for Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator

Covidien introduces Leak Compensation software for Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator

Exposure to tobacco smoke early in life may lead to emphysema later on

Exposure to tobacco smoke early in life may lead to emphysema later on

Mutations in a gene may stunt lung development in children

Mutations in a gene may stunt lung development in children