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Spirometry is a test that measures the amount of air a person's lungs can move in and out and at what rate.
To be tested:
This test can be done in a doctor's office or the hospital and is not painful.
Current as of: February 24, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Rohit K Katial MD - Allergy and Immunology
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