Newly developed multiple-breath washout reference equations from the CHILD Cohort Study: implications of poorly fitting equations Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Using inappropriate reference equations would provide incorrect estimate of z-scores, which would cause misdiagnosis. Appropriate representative normative reference data must be available to correctly interpret individual lung function results. https://bit.ly/3dcNZ5p.

authors

  • Lu, Zihang
  • Dai, Ruixue
  • Kowalik, Krzysztof
  • Dubeau, Aimee
  • Lefebvre, Diana L
  • Balkovec, Susan
  • Becker, Allan B
  • Mandhane, Piush J
  • Turvey, Stuart E
  • Lou, Wendy
  • Ratjen, Felix
  • Moraes, Theo J
  • Sears, Malcolm R
  • Gustafsson, Per M
  • Subbarao, Padmaja

publication date

  • January 2021