Spirometer Users' & Buyers' Guide

Your guide to using and buying a spirometer for lung function testing in primary care.

Revised 2015

The Spirometer Users’ and Buyers’ Guide provides a summary of the specifications, features and suppliers of the main spirometers on the Australian market, plus general information about the measurement and application of spirometry in the primary care clinical setting. 

Download a PDF copy of the guide here.  

Note: Prices correct at February 2015


Prepared by:

Associate Professor David P. Johns PhD CRFS FANZSRS
Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Australia
Associate Professor Debbie Burton PhD CRFS
Central Queensland University, Australia
Dr Maureen P. Swanney MSc PhD CRFS
Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand


Endorsed by:

Australian and New Zealand                          The Thoracic Society of Australia
Society of Respiratory Science                      and New Zealand Ltd



Recommended citation:

Burton D, Johns DP, Swanney MP. Spirometer Users’ and Buyers’ Guide.
Melbourne: National Asthma Council Australia, 2015.

First published 2005
Minor revision 2007
Fully revised 2011
Minor revision 2013
Minor revision 2015

© 2015

Last reviewed March 2015