How is the assessment of respiratory muscle strength expressed in pulmonary function testing?

Updated: May 14, 2020
  • Author: Kevin McCarthy, RPFT; Chief Editor: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM  more...
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Maximal inspiratory mouth pressure (PImax), maximal expiratory mouth pressure (PEmax), and SNIF are reported in centimeters of water pressure.


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