Study on lung function tests and prediction equations in Indian male children.

@article{Raju2003StudyOL,
  title={Study on lung function tests and prediction equations in Indian male children.},
  author={P Sitarama Raju and Koteswara V Prasad and Yamani Venkata Ramana and Syed Kabir Ahmed and Kolluri Janaki Rama Murthy},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={705-11}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study was carried out to evaluate lung functions and develop prediction equations in Indian boys. SUBJECTS 1555 normal healthy schoolboys from Hyderabad city who were in the age group of 5 to 15 years were selected for the present study. DESIGN The anthropometric parameters such as height, sitting height, weight, and chest circumference were measured and body surface area (BSA) and percent body fat (% Fat) were derived. The lung functions studied were FEV1, FVC, FEV1… CONTINUE READING

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