Public Health

Call for Indigenous-specific spirometry reference guidelines

Researchers have identified an “urgent” need for the development of spirometry reference values specifically for Indigenous Australians. Existing literature reports lower spirometry values (15-30% lower) in Indigenous Australians compared with people of European ancestry, while there are no studies that have involved Torres Strait Islander participants. However researchers who conducted the systematic review of published ...

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