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Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen

Michael T. Lategola

Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen

by Michael T. Lategola

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Medicine, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael T. Lategola, Marinus Flux, Peggy J. Lyne.
SeriesFAA-AM -- 77-3., FAA-AM (United States. Office of Aviation Medicine) -- 77-3.
ContributionsFlux, Marinus, joint author., Lyne, Peggy J. joint author., United States. Office of Aviation Medicine.
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Pagination5 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15556710M

respiratory illness In terms of common respiratory diseases, such as COPD and asthma, these rates also tend to be lower than the general population. Roop et al19 surveyed deploying Army person-nel and found that 5% of troops deployed to southwest Asia reported a .   Symptom-based questionnaires can be a cost effective tool enabling identification and diagnosis of patients with respiratory illnesses in resource limited setting. This study aimed to determine the correlation of respiratory symptoms and spirometric lung patterns and validity of ATS respiratory questionnaire in a rural community setting. This cross sectional survey was conducted between.

It has been suggested that spirometry should be incorporated into the routine examination of every patient, analogous to obtaining vital signs. To determine the impact of spirometry on the management of outpatients with respiratory disease, spirometry was performed on consecutive patients ( men and 27 women, mean age 57 ± 12 years) seen in our pulmonary disease outpatient clinics. The book presents the latest information on more critical care disorders in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, with light-hearted humour, memory joggers, recurring icons to emphasize.

In general, the ability to work and function in daily life is related to pulmonary function, and pulmonary function is used to rate impairment in several published systems 77–79, Pulmonary function level is also associated with morbidity, and the patients with lower function have more respiratory complaints Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore ABSTRACT Spirometry is a useful tool in assessing the physiological lung function of a patient, and can be helpful in differentiating the etiology of the patient’s symptoms. Indications for the test and the actual procedure are as described.


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Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen by Michael T. Lategola Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lategola, M.T. Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen. Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen. Lategola MT, Flux M, Lyne PJ.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease continues to manifest an increasing prevalence in male Americans. A recent study of commercial airline pilots revealed a 12% prevalence of more-than-minor spirometric by: 1. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video An illustration of an audio speaker. DTIC ADA Spirometric Assessment of Potential Respiratory Impairment in General Aviation Airmen Item Preview remove-circle. Title and Subtitle: Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen Report Date: January Authors: Lategola MT, Flux M, Lyne PJ Abstract: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease continues to manifest an increasing prevalence in male Americans.

A recent study of commercial airpline pilots revealed a 77/3 Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen; Abstract; Full Text (PDF, KB) 77/4 Ten-year survey of altitude chamber reactions using the FAA training chamber flight profiles; Abstract; Full Text (PDF, KB) 77/5 Sleep in air traffic controllers; Abstract; Full Text (PDF, KB).

Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen. Published Date: Based on FEV(1%) and FEF(%) combined, minor degrees of spirometric impairment were exceeded by percent of the pilots and moderate degrees, by percent.

Negligible impairment was reflected in the remaining spirometric. Lategola MT, Flux M, Lyne PJ. Altitude Tolerance of General Pilots with Normal or Partially Impaired Spirometric Function.

Aviat Space Environ Med, ; 49(9): Lategola MT, Flux M, Lyne PJ. Spirometric Assessment of Potential Respiratory Impairment in General Aviation Airmen. Aviat Space Environ Med, ; 48(6): Similar findings have been reported for general aviation airmen.

37 Dille 20 compared the prevalence of asthma, emphysema, bronchiectasis, bronchitis, and other unclassified pulmonary diseases in a population ofactive civil airmen with the prevalence of these diseases reported in the U.S.

National Health Survey and found a much higher. Similar findings have been reported for general aviation airmen. 37 Dille20 compared the prevalence of asthma, emphysema, bronchiectasis, bronchitis, and other unclassified pulmonary diseases in a population ofactive civil airmen with the prevalence of these diseases reported in the U.S.

National Health Survey and found a much higher. Prior to the current survey, NHANES III () also included a spirometry component.1 These spirometry data were used to generate age, gender, and race/ethnicity specific prediction equations for normal spirometric values.2 These reference standards have been widely used in research relating to occupational pulmonary disease, the effects of air quality on spirometric function, and.

Spirometrics is committed to meeting the needs of the respiratory care patient and healthcare professionals, providing the highest quality products and service. Toll Free   Spirometry is a standard test doctors use to measure how well your lungs are functioning.

The test works by measuring airflow into and out of your lungs. Spirometric reference values for Caucasians, African-Americans, and Mexican-Americans 8 to 80 yr of age were developed from 7, asymptomatic, lifelong nonsmoking participants in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).

FAA/AM/03 - Spirometric assessment of potential respiratory impairment in general aviation airmen. FAA/AM/04 - Ten-year survey of altitude chamber reactions using the FAA training chamber flight profiles.

FAA/AM/05 - Sleep in air traffic controllers. The BMRC and smoking questionnaires, chest expansion, and spirometric measurements of FEV1, FVC, FEV1%, MVV, and FFF % were assessed in male general aviation pilots. Spirometry (meaning the measuring of breath) is the most common of the pulmonary function tests (PFTs).

It measures lung function, specifically the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled. Spirometry is helpful in assessing breathing patterns that identify conditions such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and COPD.

Questionnaires are the most used subjective instrument of measurement in respiratory epidemiology. The standardisation of the questionnaires aims to limit bias by maximising validity and reliability, and comparability.

Within the European Union project BIOMED1, a compendium of respiratory standard questionnaires (CORSQ) was developed for adults covering 18 topics from general information to. BACKGROUND: Spirometric Z-scores from the Global Lung Initiative (GLI) rigorously account for age-related changes in lung function and are thus age-appropriate when establishing spirometric impairments, including a restrictive pattern and air-flow obstruction.

However, GLI-defined spirometric impairments have not yet been evaluated regarding associations with static lung volumes (total lung. Respiratory Assessment • A respiratory assessment is an external assessment of ventilation that includes observations of the rate, depth and pattern of respirations.

• An accurate assessment of respiration depends on recognizing normal thoracic and abdominal movements. • On inspiration, the diaphragm contracts, causing abdominal organs to.

Jacqueline Montes, Petra Kaufmann, in Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence (Second Edition), Respiratory Function.

Spirometry measures pulmonary function in patients and is used in clinical settings as well as in clinical research. Spirometry can provide information on the volume and speed of air flow during breathing. Medical Pharmacology Chapter Assessment of Pulmonary Function in Normal and Pathological States: An Introduction.

Classification. 1 The two classifications for ventilation defects are "restrictive" and "obstructive". Patients may have both restrictive than obstructive disease, although restrictive diseases are both less common and less receptive to medical management.The ERS-education website provides centralised access to all educational material produced by the European Respiratory Society.

It is the world’s largest CME collection for lung diseases and treatment offering high quality e-learning and teaching resources for respiratory specialists. This distance learning portal contains up-to-date study material for the state-of-the-art in Pulmonology.Similarly, respiratory symptoms were poor predictors of GLI‐defined spirometric respiratory impairment.

Hence, a comprehensive assessment is needed when evaluating respiratory symptoms, even in the presence of spirometric respiratory impairment.