WHO: Spirometry Longitudinal Data Analysis (SPIROLA) Software has been approved by DHA to be used on the Navy Network and is HIGHLY recommended to be used by BUMED M37.
WHAT: SPIROLA is the free software available from NIOSH for Longitudinal Spirometry.
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WHEN: Use of SPIROLA is also going to be an additional question on SOHME's starting in FY 2019!!!
WHERE: ALL NAVY OH Clinics (Guam Occupational Health has successfully implemented the use of SPIROLA with all of their Firefighters.)
WHY: The American Thoracic Society (ATS) recommends longitudinal monitoring of pulmonary function tests to detect early signs of excessive lung function decline. SPIROLA software does this!
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