Ruppel's Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing - E-Book
Use this authoritative guide as an on-the-job reference — and to prepare for the CPFT and RPFT credentialing examinations! Ruppel's Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing, 11th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of common pulmonary function tests, testing techniques, and the pathophysiology that may be evaluated by each test. It also includes information on equipment, computers, and quality assurance, so you can develop the testing skills you need to find and assess lung abnormalities and conditions including asthma, COPD, emphysema, and cystic fibrosis. Written by Carl Mottram, a well-known expert in pulmonary function procedures, this bestselling guide helps you get accurate test results every time.
1. Indications for Pulmonary Function Testing2. Spirometry 3. Diffusing Capacity Tests4. Lung Volumes, Airway Resistance and Gas Distribution Tests5. Ventilation and Ventilatory Control Tests6. Blood Gases and Related Tests7. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing8. Pediatric Pulmonary Function Tests9. Bronchoprovocation Testing10. Specialized Test Regimens11. Pulmonary Function Test Equipment12. Quality Systems in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory13. Reference Values and Interpretation StrategiesAppendix A: Answers to Self-Assessment QuestionsGlossaryIndex