IICMS

IICMP Respiratory Physiology Executive

IICMS

IICMP Respiratory Physiology Executive

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Faculty Committee

AnnMarie O’Connell – Chairperson
Orla Wynne – Vice Chairperson
Secretary – Leigh Baker
Maria Stack – Education Committee

Ordinary Members

Peter Cross

Paul Byrne

Aisling McGowan

Respiratory physiologists are part of a large multidisciplinary team. Their role is to investigate respiratory and sleep disorders through various diagnostic tools and methodologies.

 

In a Respiratory Physiology Department, the Respiratory and Sleep Physiologist performs a full set of lung function tests includes the following:

  • Spirometry
  • Lung volumes
  • Gas transfer
  • Bronchodilator response

A wide range of conditions fall under a number of categories of investigation.Diagnostic – investigation to ascertain cause of presenting symptom.