Pulmonary function in healthy Pakistani adults at different altitudes.

@article{Hameed1988PulmonaryFI,
  title={Pulmonary function in healthy Pakistani adults at different altitudes.},
  author={Mohammed A. Hameed and Mohammed S. Quraishi and Maqsud Ul Hasan Nuri and E A Alvi},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={1988},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={
          158-63
        }
}
The pulmonary functions (FVC; FEV1; FEV1 /FVC% and MVV) were measured in healthy Pakistani adults (aged 20 to 40 years) at various altitudes. The subjects were divided into four groups (Group i residing at 500m above sea level; Group-li fresh arrivals at an altitude of 2250m; Group-Ill acclimatised to various altitudes above 3250m and Group-IV highlanders living above 2250m). The effects of age and height on FVC and FEV1 were found to be similar to those in previous studies. There was no… CONTINUE READING

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