NHANES III standard has been incorporated into the WinspiroPRO as well as Winspiro Express software. Since all current spirometers already have the NHANES III standard built into them, this current feature update will add the NHANES III standard to preexisting WinspiroPro and Winspiro Express PC software.
You will need to install the latest, and newly released versions of WinspiroPRO Version 3.6 and/or Winspiro Express Version 1.6. They can be downloaded through the following links:
The new software gives all the features of the previous version but allows the complete database to be recalculated using the NHANES III standards. There are two methods to set NHANES III as the standard:
1. If never used WinspiroPro or Express previously, set the Standard to NHANES III when the initial configurations are set
2. If previously had WinsprioPRO or Express installed and installed new version
a. For WinspiroPRO go to the “Configuration” menu and then “Options”. In Options Window select “Predicted Source” tab and there you will find the option to select NHANES III for a predicted.
Note: When switching between ERS/ATS to NHANES III and NHANES III to ERS/ATS this window will appear explaining some of the changes made.
b. For Winspiro Express go the “Tools” menu and “Options”. In the Options Window select “Predicted Source” tab and there you will find the option to select NHANES III for a predicted
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