PulmonaryFunctionTestData

A group of tests that measure how well the lungs take in and release air, and how well they move gases from the atmosphere into the body's circulation. More...

Modules

 PatientAssessment
 
 ExpiratoryReserveVolume
 Difference between the amount of air in the lungs after a normal exhale and the amount after an exhale with force.
 
 ForcedVitalCapacity
 The amount of air which can be forcibly exhaled from the lungs after taking the deepest possible breath.
 
 ForcedExpiratoryVolume
 The amount of air which can be exhaled with force in one breath.
 
 ForcedExpiratoryFlow
 Measures air flow halfway through an exhale.
 
 FunctionalResidualCapacity
 The volume of air in the lungs at the end of a normal exhaled breath.
 
 InspiratoryCapacity
 The difference between the maximum lung capacity and the volume at the end of a normal tidal volume exhalation.
 
 InspiratoryReserveVolume
 The difference between the maximum lung volume and the volume at the end of a normal inhalation.
 
 MaximumVoluntaryVentilation
 The amount of air that can be breathed in and out during 1 minute.
 
 PeakExpiratoryFlow
 Air flow during forced exhale of the deepest possible breath.
 
 ResidualVolume
 The amount of air in the lungs after the patient has exhaled completely.
 
 SlowVitalCapacity
 The amount of air that can be exhaled slowly after the deepest possible inhalation.
 
 TotalLungCapacity
 The volume of air in the lungs after the deepest possible inhalation.
 
 VitalCapacity
 The volume of air that can be exhaled from the lungs after the deepest possible inhalation.
 
 LungVolumePlot
 The lung volume as a function of time from the pulmonary function test.
 

Detailed Description

A group of tests that measure how well the lungs take in and release air, and how well they move gases from the atmosphere into the body's circulation.