Re-opening the pediatric pulmonary function laboratory during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Paediatr Respir Rev. 2022 Jun;42:49-52. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2022.01.001. Epub 2022 Jan 11.


The COVID-19 pandemic continues with new waves of intensification. This review provides an update based on international recommendations concerning the conduct of pulmonary function testing in a manner to limit risk to both patient and tester.

Keywords: Aerosol; Air exchange rate; Lung function testing; Personal protective equipment.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19*
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • SARS-CoV-2