Spirometry and peak flow meter are useful diagnostic tools, but there are some complications and contraindications that among these are dizziness, chest pain, coughing, bronchospasm, and oxygen desaturation due to the interruption of oxygen therapy. The reliable results cannot be obtained if a patient is unable to understand the instructions, has chest pain preventing a forceful effort, or does not choose to cooperate. Capnography is a new method used to monitor the asthmatic condition. It is able to show the different respiratory situation of patient including asthma and is taken while the patient is breathing as comfortably as able, without requiring following any breathing instructions.
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Last date updated on September, 2014