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Combining Volumetric Capnography And Barometric Plethysmography To Measure The Lung Structure-function Relationship
 

Combining Volumetric Capnography And Barometric Plethysmography To Measure The Lung Structure-function Relationship

Article doi: 10.3791/58238
January 8th, 2019

Summary January 8th, 2019

Here, we describe two measures of pulmonary function – barometric plethysmography, which allows the measurement of lung volume, and volumetric capnography, a tool to measure the anatomic dead space and airways uniformity. These techniques may be used independently or combined to assess airways function at different lung volumes.

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