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Spirometer Users' & Buyers' Guide

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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.

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 Society of Respiratory Science 
  • The Thoracic Society of Australia 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