These tests assess lung volumes, capacities, rates of flow, and gas exchange. Different procedures measure lung function in different ways.
Spirometry is a test that measures how much air you can exhale. This test can help your health care provider diagnose asthma.
OximetryOximetry is a procedure used to measure the oxygen level—or oxygen saturation—in the blood.
Peak Flow MeasurementPeak flow measurement is a procedure that records the amount of air flowing out of your lungs. Peak flow can be measured with either a spirometer or a peak flow meter.
Pulmonary Function TestsPulmonary function tests measure how well your lungs are functioning and are used to help diagnose certain lung disorders.
SpirometersA spirometer is a device that assesses your lung function. It measures the amount and speed of air expelled from your lungs.
What Is Bronchodilator Reversibility Testing?This test may be done to help your health care provider give you a more accurate prognosis or craft your treatment plan.