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Programs & Services

Pulmonary Function Testing

This site provides a full range of breathing tests for both inpatients and outpatients to assess, diagnose, treat and follow people with lung conditions.

Services include:

  • spirometry (pre and post bronchodilator)
  • lung subdivisions
  • diffusion
  • respiratory challenge tests (provocholine)
  • ABGs (arterial blood gases)
  • asthma/COPD education
  • smoking cessation councelling (NRT)
  • preliminary 6 minute walk test
  • respiratory medication education

Service Providers May Include
certified respiratory educators (CRE), certified tobacco educators(CTE), registered respiratory therapists (RRTs)
Referral Needed

Referral by a healthcare provider may be required. Call for information.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

All testing and education sessions will need a Physician order.

Service Locations
Also Known As
Pulmonary Functions
Breathing Tests, Lung Functions