Ruppel's Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing, 10th Edition

Ruppel's Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing

10th Edition

By Carl Mottram, BA, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, Technical Director Pulmonary Function Labs and Rehabilitation Associate Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota


1. Indications for Pulmonary Function Testing

2. Spirometry

3. Diffusing Capacity Tests

4. Lung Volumes, Airway Resistance and Gas Distribution Tests

5. Ventilation and Ventilatory Control Tests

6. Blood Gases and Related Tests

7. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

8. Pediatric Pulmonary Function Tests

9. Bronchoprovocation 

10. Specialized Test Regimens

11. Pulmonary Function Test Equipment

12. Quality Systems in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory

13. Reference Values & Pulmonary Function Interpretation

 Appendix A: Answers to Self-Assessment

Glossary