Respiratory Function Tests
Respiratory Function Tests in Cleveland
- Spirometry (pre and post bronchodilator)
- Gas transfer/ DLCO
- Lung volumes
- Bronchial provocation test
- MIPS and MEPS
- Lying and Standing Vital Capacity
- 6-minute walk test/ exercise oximetry
- FENO (fractional exhaled nitric oxide)
Measures the amount and speed of inhaled and exhaled air, before and after bronchodilator. Used to identify and monitor impaired ventilatory function and response to bronchodilators.
Measures the transfer of gas from the lung to the red blood cells. Affected by emphysema, asthma, clots or bleeding in the lungs, scarring of the lung, or diseases affecting the blood vessels in the lung.
Used to differentiate between obstructive and restrictive disease and some effects of chronic respiratory conditions on the efficiency of the respiratory system.
Used to confirm the presence of asthma, may be required for employment purposes.
MIPS and MEPS
Maximal inspiratory and expiratory pressures. Measure of respiratory muscle strength.
Lying and standing VC
Measures difference in vital capacity between lying and standing. Used to assess diaphragm function.
Measures oxygen levels on exercise. Used to assess oxygen requirements during exercise.
6-minute walk test
Required by Medicare/ DVA to support application for supplemental oxygen on exercise.
Lung Function Test / Respiratory Consultation Referral Form.
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