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Equations for Predicting Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) in Pediatric Patients

Purpose:

To estimate forced vital capacity (FVC) for pediatric aged patient using physical characteristics.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy, Pediatric Pulmonology, Sports Medicine - Pediatrics

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

J20-J22, J40-J47, R94.2, T81.8

Description:

The Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) can be predicted in pediatric patients based on height and other physical characteristics.

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