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THE TOTAL VOLUME OF AIR THAT CAN BE FORCIBLYAND MAXIMALLY EXHALED
FVC
FORCED VITAL CAPACITY
CRITICALLY IMPORTANT IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF OBSTRUCTIVE AND RESTRICTIVE DISEASES
THE VOLUME OF AIR FORCIBLY EXPIRED IN THE FIRST SECOND
FEV1
FORCE EXPIRATORY VOLUME IN ONE SECOND
CRITICAL IN DIAGNOSING OBSTRUCTIVE AND RESTRICTIVE DISEASES
THE PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL FVC THAT WAS EXHALED DURING THE FIRST SECOND OF FORCED EXHALATION
FEV1
THE VOLUME OF AIR FORCIBLY EXHALED IN 6 SECONDS (MEASURED IN LITERS
FEV6
WHEN ASSESSING A PFT, IF THIS IS BELOW 80 % INDICATES AN OBSTRUCTIVE DISEASE IS PRESENT
FEV1
AND THE FEV1/FVC RATIO IS BELOW .70