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Primary PFTs or Pulmonary Function Tests for checking the health of patient's lung require the use of spirometers. This is a special type of respiratory equipment / apparatus that is used to determine the presence of lung diseases like emphysema, bronchitis, and asthma. The spirometer measures the inflow and outflow of air from the lungs. In other words, spirometer is used to measure respiration flow rates. Spirometry is the lung function test, which is done using a spirometer. The apparatus is also helpful in measuring one of the most common lung disease COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Types Of Spirometer