Lung function tests are a way of measuring the function of the lungs. This helps in the diagnosis of lung disease and monitoring the response to treatment.
To do these tests it will require you to perform maximum efforts by blowing in to a disposable mouth piece with a bacterial filter.
The types of lung function tests include:
Measures if the bronchial tubes are narrowed and helps diagnose conditions such as Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The test is performed seated and takes 10-20 minutes and is repeated after taking a bronchodilator inhaler. Please note instruction sheet in regard to withholding your medications on the day of testing.
GAS DIFFUSION TEST
This test measures how well a gas diffuses across the alveoli in your lung and into your blood stream. This is an important test for conditions such as emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis.
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