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noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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01 PFT: Pulmonary function test, TB: Tuberculosis, FVC: Forced vital capacity, FEV1: Forced expiratory volume at one second, PEFR: Peak expiratory flow rate, MVV: Maximal voluntary ventilation Table 3: Actual PFT at different follow-up duration in male TB-treated persons (n=67) Post-TB duration FVC (L) FEV1 (L) FEV1/FVC (%) PEFR (L/s) Immediate 2.
Generally, no significant difference between the mean pulmonary function test values was noted for boys and girls (p>0.
Pulmonary function tests are an essential part of the workup of such patients.
Pulmonary function tests were performed in order to estimate the forced vital capacity and CO diffusion capacity.
In simple pneumoconiosis, there are micro-nodular opacities along with restrictive pattern of pulmonary function tests as investigated by local and international researchers8.
untrained individuals, but older endurance athletes had higher pulmonary function test values than their sedentary older counterparts [5].
The need for conducting such a study was put forward with the aim of using pulmonary function tests commonly for the purpose of detecting the fitness conditions of individuals and presenting crucial information to trainers and athletes as an indicator of the health conditions of athletes (Astrand, 1986).
The investigators plan to perform infant pulmonary function tests again when the study babies are 1 year old and compare it with clinical outcomes such as episodes of wheezing.
Because all patients in this study with CT evidence of ILD also had a low DLCO, the investigators recommended that all dermatomyositis patients routinely undergo serial screening with pulmonary function tests.
Pulmonary function tests were measured using a hand-held spirometer (Superspiro Micro Medical, Rochester, England) before and after performing the home-based DBEs.
Disease activity measurement was recorded at the time of pulmonary function tests (PFT).
The purpose of this study was to assess the functional limitations of a group of individuals referred to pulmonary rehabilitation, and determine if there is a relationship between their pulmonary function tests and their functional performance on tests.

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