Risk management of pulmonary function tests Naoko Tojo 1 1Department of Clinical Laboratory, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Hospital of Medicine Keyword: 呼吸機能検査 , リスクマネジメント pp.658-661
Published Date 2011/7/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1542102667
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Spirometry requires maximum cooperation from the patient, and anything less than maximum can result in an invalid test or a false negative or positive. Standards for spirometry and diffusion capacity published by the Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) serve as an effective guidance for performing tests of acceptable quality. The quality of the testing hinges on the use of accurate and precise spirometry equipment, technicians who have completed the approved training, and standardized measurement procedures. As a further safeguard, a physiology information system, a computerized database used by physiology departments to store, manipulate, and distribute physiological data and imagery on patients, can be introduced to eliminate errors caused by patient misidentification.

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