Adopting universal lung function reference equations.

  title={Adopting universal lung function reference equations.},
  author={Maureen P Swanney and Martin R. Miller},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={42 4},
Since the dawn of spirometry and testing lung function [1, 2], clinicians have been aware that the values obtained from testing an individual’s lung function can reflect the effects of lung diseases, and that this can be helpful with regard to all aspects of disease prevention and management. It was also recognised that the values obtained were also a reflection of the subject’s sex, age and height; so to maximise the clinically relevant signal from the tests these aspects first needed to be… CONTINUE READING

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