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Office-Based Spirometry: Key to Diagnosing Rural COPD Patients

Description
Describes the use of spirometry in the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Provides an overview of required equipment, staffing needs, and interpretation for rural offices interested in offering spirometry. Features a West Virginia Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) pulmonary rehabilitation program.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
11/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Chronic disease management · Chronic respiratory conditions · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Primary care · North Carolina · West Virginia