Spirometry

Spirometry

As a standardized examination for school-age children and adults, spirometry provides information about the functioning of the lungs and indicates a possible case of asthma.

The child breathes through a mouthpiece into a spirometry device. Spirometry is used to measure the volume and air flow of the lungs and changes thereto when a medicine that affects the breathing is administered. The examination is painless and can be combined with an exercise stress test when required. The examination is performed by a trained nurse.

Patient instructions:

spirometry test

Enquiries and appointments: Pikkujätti tel. +358 10 380 8000.

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