Could FOT be the next home monitoring tool for COPD?

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 ...

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