Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

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 %).


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