Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)

Spirometry, with or without brochodilators is the most common form of pulmonary function testing. This non-invasive test takes anywhere from 30 
minutes to 1-1/2 hours to complete and can be performed in our Respiratory Therapy Department. 

  • Measures how much air you can inhale and exhale
  • Measures how fast you can empty the air out of your lungs
  • Can be used to help diagnose breathing problems such as; COPD and Asthma 
  • Can monitor disease processes over time
  • Helps to determine the severity of a disease