Patient Procedures

The procedure sheets below have been designed to help parents and guardians and their children to better understand the pulmonary medicine, allergy or immunology test that have been scheduled by a physician. Please select the procedure below to view or download a printable version.

  • Exercise-Induced Asthma Testing — a combination of several breathing, exercise and cardiology tests which will show how the heart and lungs work together during exercise
  • Exhaled Nitric Oxide (eNO) Testing — a quick and easy way to measure inflammation (swelling) in the bronchial tubes of the lungs
  • Flexible Bronchoscopy — placing a special instrument with a tiny camera, called a bronchoscope, into the trachea (windpipe) and airways of the lungs
  • Infant Pulmonary Function Testing (iPFT) — a way to measure the breathing of babies and toddlers
  • Oscillometry Testing — measures blockages to air flow in the lungs, and is used to check lung function or pulmonary function in very young children or other people who have difficulty following directions or breathing deeply
  • Sleep Laboratory — done to evaluate your child’s sleep and breathing to see if there are any problems
  • Spirometry Testing — measures air flow in the lungs, and is one of the most widely used tests to measure lung function or pulmonary function
  • Sweat Testing — a safe, reliable test for diagnosing cystic fibrosis