Spirometry is the only recognized method to definitively diagnose COPD. So why isn't it used more? Discover the consequences of not using spirometry and the benefits you can expect from making it your standard practice.
You see all the press and campaigns related to heart disease and pre-screening and early detection. Same with breast cancer. You don't have that level of awareness as it relates to properly diagnosing COPD — we don't talk about spirometry."
- Becky Anderson, RRT
Manager, Respiratory Care Services, Sanford Medical Center