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Pediatr Clin North Am. 1994 Apr;41(2):401-23.

Pulmonary function in infants and children.

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Department of Pediatrics, Arizona Respiratory Science Center, Tucson.

Abstract

The assessment of pulmonary function in infants and children with lung disease can add substantially to their diagnosis and management. This article is a practical review of techniques such as peak flow measurement and spirometry which can be performed in the home or office setting. More complex methods such as airway challenge and infant lung function testing techniques also are discussed.

PMID:
8139882
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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