Published in Disease Risk Factor Week, October 22nd, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "Spirometry is performed to monitor lung health, but variability between tests can hinder recognition of excessive FEV1 declines. We sought to describe the relationship between FEV1 changes over 1 to 5 years and FEV1 declines over longer terms, using 21,821 test results from 1,884 workers who participated in an annual health monitoring program at a chemical plant between 1973 and 2003."
M.L. Wang and colleagues, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, explained, "Test...
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