2007 Statement: PFT in Preschool Children

New Statement Issued for Pulmonary Testing in Preschool-Aged Children. Medscape 07/2007 (free subscription required)

It is now recognized that, given encouragement and suitable measurement conditions, most children between 2 and 6 years old can undertake PFT. This Medscape article summarizes the statement highlights.

References:

Audio lecture: PFTs. Podcasting Project for the UT Internal Medicine Residency Program, 12/2007.
Assessing Lung Function - a Must in Asthma Therapy http://bit.ly/HBWj7I
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