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Respiratory Laboratory

Services Provided:

  • Full Pulmonary Function Testing including:
    - Spirometry with Bronchodilator Response Testing
    - Static Lung Volumes
    - Diffusing Capacity
  • Skin Prick Allergy Testing for Atopy
  • Assessment for Long-Term Oxygen
  • Body Plethysmography
    (including Thoracic Gas Volume, Airways Resistance)
  • Maximum Voluntary Ventilation (MVV)
  • Maximum Respiratory Pressures (MIPs and MEPs)
  • Histamine Inhalation Test for Asthma
    (on Consultant Respiratory Physician request)
  • Exercise Provocation Test for Exercise-Induced Asthma (on Consultant Respiratory Physician request)

Access to Service
An inpatient service is provided on a daily basis.
Outpatients are seen by appointment and require a letter from their doctor.



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