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Spirometer

Spirometer

  • Problem - Unit will not accept test after blowing into transducer.
  • Condition - Test not excepted.
  • Correction:
    • Patient may be leaking air through nose. Nose clip should be on.
    • Patient's lips may not be securely around mouth piece.
    • Patient should be standing during test.
    • Patient must exert maximum expiatory effort.
    • Patient's expiatory effort must last 6 seconds.