CF Foundation | What is a Pulmonary Function Test

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Published on juli 29, 2021 by

Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are noninvasive test that show how well the lungs are working. Performed by a respiratory therapist at a CF Care Center, PFTs measure the air flow and volume in your lungs.

In this video, Somer Love, an adult living with cystic fibrosis, demonstrates how she performs a PFT.

On the CF Community Blog, read “Pulmonary Function Tests Blow” to learn more from Somer about why this experience fills her with anxiety: https://www.cff.org/CF-Community-Blog/Posts/2017/Pulmonary-Function-Tests-Blow/

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