Video on how to perform spirometry on a patient in primary care. This includes introducing and explaining the test, coaching through the test, and obtaining the best possible patient effort.
Performing spirometry in primary care
Spirometry is an office test measuring lung function by testing the amount of air you inhale, how much air you exhale and how fast you exhale. It's useful in diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and other breathing conditions.
(National Asthma Council, Australia, 2010)