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Predicted Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1)

Purpose:

To estimate the forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) for an adult based on physical parameters.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

J20-J22, J40-J47

Description:

The Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second (FEV1) is the volume of air expired in the first second. This is an important predictor of outcomes in patients with COPD.

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