Results: The mean peak expiratory flow rate
score of patients without the education of proper technique was 320 +- 9.28 whereas mean PEFR score in patients after the proper metered dose inhaler technique was 460 +- 6.66 (p-value<0.001).
of exposed and unexposed workers before and after work shifts which fall within or below the normal Peak expiratory flow rate
PEFR values according to height.
Khan, "Peak expiratory flow rate
in healthy Pakistani adults," Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol.
Peak expiratory flow rate
(L/min)###436.15 112###328.75 83.47 0.001
RESULTS: We found significant reduction in the peak expiratory flow rate
after the children's exposure to particulate pollutants.
It has been hypothesised that a higher peak expiratory flow rate
, tidal volume and airway pressure would be more efficient in secretion removal and reversing atelectasis in an intubated patient (Kim et al 1986, King et al 1992, Maxwell and Ellis 1998).
At 6 months, the groups of patients had roughly equivalent improvements in morning peak expiratory flow rate
. At 12 months, both groups had similar reductions in mean corticosteroid usage and similar proportions had stopped using inhaled corticosteroids completely (N.
The free running test assesses asthma in children better than peak expiratory flow rate
measurement, said Dr.
In the past, peak flow meters told patients "how they were doing" (by measuring peak expiratory flow rate
A target peak expiratory flow rate
(PEFR) was calculated for each child, based on height and weight.
The respiratory parameters including FEV1%, FVC%, FEV1/FVC%, maximal voluntary ventilation (MVV), and peak expiratory flow rate
(PEFR) were measured using SPIROLAB II (MIR) software.
Large airway functions forced expiratory flow (FEF25%), FEF25-75%, and peak expiratory flow rate
(PEFR) showed a significant difference in all three groups (ANOVA P < 0.05) and also found less in untreated hypothyroids compared to treated hypothyroids and euthyroid controls.