Could FOT be the next home monitoring tool for COPD?
By Mardi Chapman
2 Apr 2019
Home monitoring of COPD may benefit from the use of the forced oscillation technique (FOT) to measure lung mechanics during tidal breathing. Dr Sabine Zimmermann, a clinician researcher from the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, NSW, told the TSANZSRS meeting that the variability of inspiratory reactance using FOT closely reflected patient symptoms and quality of ...