Simple spirometry measurement
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Simple spirometry measurement

Rachel Booker Independent specialist respiratory nurse and medical writer

This article describes expiratory spirometry manoeuvres. It examines equipment care and maintenance, patient preparation, basic techniques, reproducibility and how to ensure technical acceptability and correct common errors.

Nursing Standard. 22, 32,35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.

Published in print: 16 April 2008