Dictionaries

October 26, 2022

Additional Info

Additional info in your spirometry results shows you information on your BEV, PEF rise time and hesitation time.

October 5, 2022

Best Results

Best results reflect the overall state of the subject's lungs and are important to consider after any spirometry session.

September 28, 2022

Calibration Verification

Calibration verification is the procedure used to confirm that a spirometer is within the limits of calibration.

September 14, 2022

Acceptability & Usability Criteria

Acceptability & usability are one of the deciding factors when it comes to the quality of spirometric results.

August 17, 2022

Predicted Values

Predicted values are used in spirometry to compare the measured total volumes breathed in and out during the test with an expected parameter volume.

August 10, 2022

Error Codes

Error codes and resolving them is one of the vital parts of ensuring the accuracy and usability of any spirometric data.

August 3, 2022

Session Grading

Session grading doesn't reflect the health of the lungs, it shows the consistency of the patient's blows and the degree of repeatability of the test.

July 26, 2022

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a lifelong lung disease that causes the scarring of the lungs.

June 6, 2022

Session Experience

Session experience in spirometry is determined by the ATS/ERS 2019 guidelines.

April 27, 2022

Test Parameters

It can be vital to know what test parameters are measured in a spirometry test, what they are, and what they signify. Read on to learn all about them!

March 31, 2022

Test Modes

Different spirometry test modes are used to measure different parameters about lung function, capacity and respiratory disease diagnosis and monitoring.

February 28, 2022

BVFs (Bacterial Viral Filters)

Bacterial viral filters are consumable items used for trapping bacteria and viruses, preventing any cross-contamination during pulmonary function tests.

January 31, 2022

Inhaler

Inhalers are hand-held, portable medical devices used for delivering medicines into the lungs through the work of a person's breathing.

January 12, 2022

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection. It may be caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi and symptoms of it may range from mild to severe.

December 17, 2021

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that spreads via the inhalation of tiny droplets that an infected person's cough or sneeze produces.

December 8, 2021

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition that makes sticky mucus build up in certain parts of the body such as lungs and the digestive system.

November 26, 2021

Telehealth

Remote access to healthcare is at the core of the future of medicine. Telehealth makes the process easier for both the patient and the doctors.

November 12, 2021

COPD

COPD. Learn more on this chronic lung disease that affects more than 300 million patients.