Description: This tool provides an easy-to-follow diagnostic flow diagram to aid clinicians with spirometric interpretation.
Decision Support Guidance
Who might use this tool?
- Family Physicians
- General Practitioners
- Nurse Practitioners
- Certified Respiratory Educators
When might they use this tool?
- When interpretating the results of spirometry
Why might they use this tool?
- To help determine the most appropriate diagnosis
What are important considerations when using this tool?
- This tool is a user-friendly flowchart offering a step by step pathway to the correct diagnosis
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