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Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-135chi/zho, 2011 Mar; :1
This document is intended to provide concise information on how to identify and correct technical and equipment errors encountered during spirometry testing, using the most current standard professional practice guidelines. Graphic examples and descriptive text enable the user to easily identify common testing problems. The document (20" x 24" poster) is intended to be posted in clinical testing areas for easy reference during test administration. This publication is also available in: Arabic; English; French; Indonesia (Indonesian); Italian; Português (Portuguese); Russian; Español (Spanish); Türkçe (Turkish).
Spirometry; Respiratory-function-tests; Respiration; Pulmonary-function; Pulmonary-function-tests; Pulmonary-system; Lung-function; Surveillance
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-135chi
Healthcare and Social Assistance; Services
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division