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Spirometry Test: What Do My Spirometry Results Mean?

17 Apr 2017
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Spirometry Test: What Do My Spirometry Results Mean?

A spirometry test helps your doctor better understand the severity of your chronic lung disease. Learn more about what your spirometry test results mean here.

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Pulmonary Function Test: What You Need to Know

30 Mar 2017
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Pulmonary Function Test: What You Need to Know

A pulmonary function test helps your doctor measure how well your lungs are working. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of a pulmonary function test.

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Lung Plethysmography: What It Is and Why It’s Done

20 Mar 2017
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Lung Plethysmography: What It Is and Why It’s Done

Lung plethysmography is a type of pulmonary function test that measures lung function. Keep reading to learn more about lung plethysmography and why it’s done.

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Lung Function Tests: Your Complete Guide

9 Mar 2017
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Lung Function Tests: Your Complete Guide

There are many types of lung function tests that doctors use to better understand how well your lungs work. Learn more about lung function tests here.

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* Every patient is given a Patient Satisfaction Survey shortly after treatment. Responses to the 11-question survey are aggregated to determine patient satisfaction with the delivery of treatment.

^ Quality of Life Survey data measured the patient’s self-assessed quality of life and measurable quality of improvement at three months of COPD patients.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.

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