Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) tests
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Tests could include:

  • Spirometry
  • Lung Function Tests
  • Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
  • Spirometry for bronchospasm with prolonged evaluation
  • Peak expiratory flow rate measurement
  • Oxygen saturation measurement
  • Carbon dioxide measurement, partial pressure
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Lung Volume Test
  • Lung Plethesmography
  • Chest X-Ray
  • CT Scan of Lung
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin clearance, feces and serum (procedure)
  • Respiratory System Examination
  • Sputum examination
  • Breath Sound Evaluation
  • Evaluation of wheezing
  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • History and Physical Exam
  • CT of Chest
  • Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are a group of tests that measure how well your lungs work. PFTs are also known as spirometry or lung function tests.
  • A lung diffusion test is used to examine how your lungs are processing air. It can help your doctor determine how well your respiratory system is working.
  • Find information on why a blood gas test done, what to expect during the procedure, and how to interpret the test results.
  • Your doctor can order a lung plethysmography test to measure how much air you can hold in your lungs.
  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, and heart.
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