We are pleased to share with you an article that our President, Professor Brendan Cooper, has written for the Guardian on behalf of Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP).
Lung function, long COVID and the road to recovery
“I’d like you to take a deep breath in… right in and…blow! Keep blowing… keep blowing, keep going, right out… just a little bit more… and… relax!” These words are uttered by respiratory physiologists thousands of times daily in the UK.
This is spirometry, the basic lung function test that indicates normality from abnormality, detecting asthma, COPD or lung fibrosis and is the gateway measurement to many lung disorders”…
You can read the full article here.