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Question by  Jennifer16 (17)

What is a pulmonary function test?

I want to know what to expect.


Answer by  Gretchin (352)

A group of tests that reveal how well the lungs are taking air and gases in and releasing it. They can be used to diagnose certain lung diseases and find possible cause of shortness of breath; they are also used to measure the progress of lung disorders. The test is also used to judge the effectiveness of medication.

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