Asthma and lung function testsThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Asthma and lung function tests (PDF file) (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
Last reviewed: November 2021
Target audience: General
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