McLaren Health Care
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)

Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)

What to expect:

During a Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) the patient will perform several different breathing exercises. To obtain accurate measurements, the cardiopulmonary technician will provide the patient with a mouthpiece and nose clips.


  • Do not take any breathing medications 3-4 hours before your test.
  • Follow any special instructions the doctor may give you.

Total Time: 1 hour