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Pulmonary Function Lab Web Resources

Getting a Spirometry Test (Video)
Getting a Spirometry Test (Video)

A spirometer measures how well your lungs work to help doctors diagnose asthma and other breathing problems. This test is as easy as blowing out your birthday candles.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Asthma Center

The Asthma Center, another innovative program under the direction of Nicklaus Children's Pulmonology Division, has quite different goals. This Center is designed to reverse upward trends in asthma morbidity by providing proactive outreach care to the increasing number of asthmatic children who have no access to preventive care.


1. Asthma Center
  Do you have asthma? You're not alone. Visit our Asthma Center and find out how to take control.
2. Asthma Center
  Did you know that asthma is the number-one reason for kids chronically missing school? If your child has asthma, you're not alone. Find out how to take control of your child's asthma in the Asthma Center.
3. Kids' Asthma Center
  This is the place if you want to find out more about asthma, a disease that can make it tough to breathe.



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