Asthma & Lung Function TestsThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the multilingual resources can be accessed further below.
Title: Asthma & Lung Function Tests (Links to English resource)
Summary: If you have asthma, or are suspected to have it, you will need to have lung function (breathing) tests. These tests check how well your lungs are working and how asthma affects your breathing. Two types of breathing tests are used for asthma – spirometry and peak flow measurement.
Organisation: National Asthma Council
Publishing date: August 2012
Last reviewed: August 2016
Target audience: General
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