Pulmonary function in infants and children

J. K. Pfaff, W. J. Morgan

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)401-423
Number of pages23
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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