Location: Grande Prairie Regional Hospital
Provides breathing tests for both inpatients and outpatients who have respiratory conditions.This program provides non-invasive breathing tests to show how well the lungs are working. The test measures lung volume, capacity, rates of flow, and gas exchange.
Simple Spirometry - pre and post bronchodilator (bronchodilator is a medicine that make it easier to breathe)
Complete Pulmonary Function Test- Adult
Complete Pulmonary Function Test - Pediatric (greater than 6 years old)
Diffusion Capacity (measure of how well oxygen and carbon dioxide are transferred between the lungs and the blood)
Minimum Inspiratory Pressure / Maximum Expiratory Pressure Measurements
Exercise Induced Bronchospasm (when the airways in your lungs narrow when you exercise)
6 Minute Walk Test
Arterial Blood Gas Testing
Exertional Oximetry Desaturation Walk Test (measures the levels of oxygen in the blood)
This program provides non-invasive breathing tests to show how well the lungs are working. The test measures lung volume, capacity, rates of flow, and gas exchange.
Grande Prairie Regional Hospital
Elevators, designated disabled parking, washrooms.
Monday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.