Spirometry is a simple test used to help diagnose and monitor certain lung conditions by measuring how much air you can breath out in one forced breath. It's carried out using a device called a spirometer, which is a small machine attached by cable to a mouthpiece.
Spirometry may be carried out by a doctor or nurse at the surgery or during a visit to the hospital
WHAT IS SPIROMETRY? NHS
We provide an easy to understand explanations of asthma and reach a proper diagnosis through special practice tests. Information on asthma is readily available for patients - and this can easily be accessed on-line.
Once asthma is diagnosed, we look to eradicate the symptoms. Through a treatment plan, our objective is to maintain the best possible long-term airway function and reduce the risk of severe attacks.
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