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A detailed guide to concepts, methods, equipment, and interpretations in assessment of pulmonary and other respiratory functions: volumes of the lungs and the thorax; dynamics of the lungs and the chest cage; mechanics of the lungs and the airways; gas exchange and blood gas measurement; regulation of ventilation; exercise testing; testing outside the laboratory; preoperative evaluation; assessment of disability for compensation; computer applications; manufacturers and vendors of equipment. Each chapter is prefaced with definitions of terms and explanations of abbreviations. References, tables, graphs, and illustrations. Detailed subject index. Not a survey of the diseases and disorders in which these tests
The Selective and Comprehensive Testing of Adult Pulmonary Function.. Ann Intern Med. ;101:895. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-6-895_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(6):895.
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