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The event of a price movement that approaches a support level or a resistance level established earlier by the market. A test is passed if prices do not go below the support or resistance level, and the test is failed if prices go on to new lows or highs.
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The attempt by a stock price or a stock market average to break through a support level or a resistance level. For example, a stock that has declined to $20 on several occasions without moving lower may be expected to test this support level once again. Failing to fall below $20 one more time would be considered a successful test of the support level and a bullish sign for the stock.
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Caption: Figure 2: Mean values of pulmonary function tests in hypertensive females (cases) and nonhypertensive females (controls) at Zewditu Memorial Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2017.
Conclusion: The pulmonary function test values tended to increase with increase in age, height and weight.
Pulmonary function tests were performed in order to estimate the forced vital capacity and CO diffusion capacity.
Table-2: Comparison of Pulmonary Function tests Pre-operative and on first Post-operative day.
26.50% (n=106) and 18.50% (n=74) respectively, followed by dyspnoea/shortness of breath 17% (n=68); and chest pain9% (36), during medical examinations The Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs) and Chest X-rays (P/A View) findings of the coal miners (n=400) are shown in Table 2 and3.
The pulmonary function test parameters were similar in control subjects and individuals with DM (Table 3).
untrained individuals, but older endurance athletes had higher pulmonary function test values than their sedentary older counterparts [5].
The need for conducting such a study was put forward with the aim of using pulmonary function tests commonly for the purpose of detecting the fitness conditions of individuals and presenting crucial information to trainers and athletes as an indicator of the health conditions of athletes (Astrand, 1986).
Participants also took pulmonary function tests. They were interviewed and tested twice--two to three years after Sept.
Among 159 infants who underwent pulmonary function tests at around 48 hours of age, results in the 76 newborns of smokers getting vitamin C were similar to results for 76 newborns of nonsmoking women in a nonrandomized comparison group.
The investigators plan to perform infant pulmonary function tests again when the study babies are 1 year old and compare the results with clinical outcomes such as episodes of wheezing.
If you're over 50, at risk for heart disease, or a smoker, be sure to ask your doctor for pulmonary function tests so that early intervention can improve your oxygenation and lower your risk for heart disease.

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