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PMD Healthcare Inc.

Personal spirometer helps patients with obstructive lung diseases

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

The current tool by which patients with lungs diseases (like asthma and COPD) measure their own lung function at home, the peak expiratory flow meter, is not sufficiently informative enough to guide decision-making. PMD Healthcare aims to help respiratory patients care for their disease better. The company has developed a spirometer for home use, Spiro PD, that works on the same principles as the well-accepted office-based and hospital spirometers, but is easy to use and affordable.

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