Use of Tests of Pulmonary Function to Measure Effects of Air Pollutants

  • B. G. FerrisJr.
  • F. E. Speizer
  • J. H. Ware
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 21)


This conference is concerned with the measurement of risks. I would like to restrict my comments to the use of tests of pulmonary function to assess the risks associated with air pollutants.


Lung Function Pulmonary Function Force Vital Capacity Pulmonary Function Testing Force Expiratory Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. G. FerrisJr.
    • 1
  • F. E. Speizer
    • 1
  • J. H. Ware
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard School of Public Health and The Channing Laboratory, Department of MedicineHarvard Medical School, and Peter Bent Brigham HospitalBostonUSA

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