Forced Expiratory Volume

Forced expiratory volume is the volume of air that is forced out in a deep breath. It is used to diagnose asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a measure of pulmonary function have lower FEV .

In asthma (an obstructive lung disorder) the forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) is usually decreased, the forced vital capacity (FVC) is usually normal and the ratio FEV1/FVC is decreased. In restrictive disorders the FEV1 and FVC are both decreased, leaving a normal FEV1/FVC.

Related Journals of Forced Expiratory Volume

Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine, Journal of Clinical Respiratory: Open Access, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Journal of Asthma, Journal of Asthma and Allergy, Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators.

 

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