Manual of Pulmonary Function TestingBy
- Gregg Ruppel, MEd, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO
The perfect text, on-the-job reference and certification exam review, MANUAL OF PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTING, 9th Edition includes a wealth of information on pulmonary function tests, techniques, pathophysiology, equipment, computers, and quality assurance to help you get the best results every time. Detailed information on the pulmonary function tests used to determine the presence, extent, and progression of lung disease and abnormality helps you reveal conditions including asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and cystic fibrosis. This new edition includes even more opportunities to apply your knowledge with additional Case Studies and Self-Assessment Questions.
Paperback, 512 Pages
Published: March 2008
- 1. Indications for Pulmonary Function Testing
2. Spirometry and Related Tests
3. Lung Volumes and Gas Distribution Tests
4. Ventilation and Ventilatory Control Tests
5. Diffusing Capacity Tests
6. Blood Bases and Related Tests
7. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing EXPANDED!
8. Pediatric Pulmonary Function Testing
9. Specialized Test Regimens EXPANDED!
10. Pulmonary Function Testing Equipment EXPANDED!
11. Quality Assurance in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory
A. Answers to Self-Assessment Questions
B. Reference Values
C. Conversion and Correction Factors
D. Regulations and Regulatory Agencies
E. Useful Equations
F. Sample Calculations
G. The Mean and Standard Deviation