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Workshop on Lung Function Tests, Asthma and Work

16 November 2010

Suitable for all Occupational Health professionals with a particular interest in spirometry and lung function testing, and their implications in the workplace.

Examines the role of lung function testing in the workplace. Covers spirometry, histamine provocation and exercise testing: interpretation, abnormalities, longitudinal changes, individual variation and role in health surveillance; use in pre-employment screening/fitness to work; risk assessment of people with asthma.

NB: this is not a practical Spirometry course; a working knowledge of practical spirometry is assumed.

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