Chronic bronchitis diagnosis needs a thorough physical examination
via the following tests, include:
- Chest X-rays.It helps confirm chronic bronchitis and rule out other lung conditions.
- Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) . It measures your lung functions in terms of the airflow and volume of air.
- High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) .It offers high-resolution images of your lungs.
- Sputum Examination. To analyze the cells in your sputum helps figure out the exact causes of lung problems.