Standardization of Spirometry 2019 Update. An Official American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society Technical Statement

This spirometry technical standards document was developed by an international joint task force, appointed by the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society. Standards and consensus recommendations are presented for manufacturers, clinicians, operators, and researchers with the aims of increasing the accuracy, precision, and quality of spirometric measurements and improving the patient experience.

A comprehensive guide to aid in the implementation of these standards was developed as an online supplement.