PFT (Pulmonary Function Test)

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This four-page illustrated handout helps people prepare for a pulmonary function test or PFT, which checks how well the lungs work by measuring how much air and how well air moves in and out of the lungs. It clarifies that the test helps diagnose lung disease, measure response to treatment, and assess lung function before surgery. The document contains guidelines to help people prepare, provides a step by step explanation of what will happen during the test, and what the patient can do after.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Resource Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/1/2009
Record Last Updated:
10/26/2017

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