Talk:Pulmonary function testing

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Needs work[edit]

This is a bit of a mess and needs some work. Several references are essentially self-promoting links without any intrinsic merit from individuals without any pedigree in the area. --Nick Bell (talk) 21:04, 28 July 2013 (UTC)

JAMA review[edit]

doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4466 JFW | T@lk 22:04, 9 June 2015 (UTC)

pft hazards and the standard operating procedures for administering the test[edit] (talk) 16:55, 20 August 2015 (UTC)I'm a merchant seaman. I take a physical annually and part of it is a benzene test. part of the benzene test is a pft test except that all it requires is that I inhale until I'm at full lung capacity then forcefully exhale through the machine until my lungs are empty and then push some more. my question is is this; is dizziness, light headed and or fainting a known ( it will happen) side effect. which is standard procedure sitting down or standing up ?who is qualified to administer the test?

Pediatric neuromuscular disorders[edit]

While informative, in the reasons for long function testing, Pediatric neuromuscular disorders are given undue weight. They're the indication for only a small fraction of the long function tests. PizzaMan (♨♨) 00:33, 24 November 2015 (UTC)