November 3, 2022

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Category: Fundamentals 
Spirometry is required for the diagnosis of COPD (GOLD, 2016). Airflow limitation is assessed using the forced expiratory volume in the first second (FEV1), the total volume of exhaled air (forced vital capacity, FVC) and the FEV1/FVC ratio.

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