Pulmonary Functions Lab
|185 Queen City Avenue,
Manchester, NH 03101
Certain procedures are performed by the pulmonologist or some tests require the availability of the physician, which will have an effect on when the appointment may be scheduled.
Takes approximately 1 ½ hours with both setup and recovery time included, the exercise portion
Wear clothing appropriate for exercise such as sneakers and comfortable pants
Most tests are done on an exercise bike
Blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and heart rhythm are monitored throughout
Your breathing may be measured during exercise with a mask or mouthpiece
A physician will be present during testing
May take up to 2 hours for testing
May require withholding certain medications prior to testing
Basic lung function is measured at the beginning of the test
This test is only offered in the morning due to physician availability
All testing requires a physician's order. The physician's office will call the Pulmonary Lab to schedule your appointment. If you have any questions about your testing or procedure you may call the Pulmonary
The data collected during your test will be interpreted by a pulmonologist. The dictated report will be sent to the referring physician.
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