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advantage to the flow–volume loop is its clear depiction of whether subjects exhale to residual volume (RV) or whether they terminate their effort prematurely. This is less evident when using the time–volume plot. It is frequently assessed by the duration of the effort, that is, “early termination.” A disadvantage of the flow–volume method is that the computer automatically assigns the initiation of flow to total lung capacity (TLC), whether or not subjects actually start with their lungs…
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