Dictionaries

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.

November 12, 2021

Asthma

Asthma is the most common long-term lung disease, causing wheezing and breathlessness. It is the most common chronic disease among children.

October 7, 2021

FEV1/FVC

Inofab Health Dictionary presents: FEV1/FVC. Learn more about its significance in differentiating obstructive & restrictive lung diseases and #COPD diagnosis!

August 6, 2021

FVC (Forced Vital Capacity)

FVC (Forced Vital Capacity). Learn about one of the most significant spirometry tests and how its results can be life-changing!

April 29, 2021

FEV1 (Forced Expiratory Volume)

FEV1 (Forced Expiratory Volume). Learn more about one of the most significant spirometry tests and how its results can be life changing!

April 5, 2021

Spirometry

Learn more about one of the most significant spirometry tests and how its results can be life changing.

March 12, 2021

PFT (Pulmonary Function Test)

Pulmonary Function Test. Learn more about what PFT means for lung health and its significance!

January 27, 2021

Spirometer

A spirometer is an instrument for measuring the air capacity of the lungs. First attempts to measure lung capacity were made in A.D. 129-200 by Claudius Galen and the first spirometer was invented in the 1840s by John Hutchinson.