Describe and demonstrate the use of the Vitalograph to measure the FVC and FEV1. Define the terms forced vital capacity (FVC), Forced Expiratory Volume 1 (FEV1) and the ratio FEV1/FVC expressed as a percentage (FEV1 %).
This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.
This learning outcome is taught in the following sessions:
- Cardiorespiratory 1 (Year 1)
- Carriage of Oxygen (Year GEP 1)
This learning outcome is assessed in the following ways:
- NOT YET CATEGORISED
This learning outcome maps to the following GMC theme:
- Respiratory Physiology