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Residual volume is the amount of air that remains in a person's
lungs after fully exhaling. Doctors use tests to measure a
person's residual air volume to help check how well the lungs are
Residual volume is measured by:
Current as of:
April 25, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Mark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
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