Measurement of lung function in preschool children using the interrupter technique

Sly, P. D. and Lombardi, E. (2003) Measurement of lung function in preschool children using the interrupter technique. Thorax, 58 9: 742-744. doi:10.1136/thorax.58.9.742


Author Sly, P. D.
Lombardi, E.
Title Measurement of lung function in preschool children using the interrupter technique
Journal name Thorax   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0040-6376
1468-3296
Publication date 2003-09
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1136/thorax.58.9.742
Volume 58
Issue 9
Start page 742
End page 744
Total pages 3
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BMJ
Language eng
Abstract The measurement of airway resistance using the interrupter technique shows considerable promise for assessing lung function in children of preschool age. However, proper attention must be paid to the assumptions that underlie the technique, and appropriate consideration of the effect of the measurement conditions on these assumptions is important for producing reliable data.
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
Collection: Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences -- Publications
 
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