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Peak Flow (PEFR) for monitoring your Asthma

Peak flow meter records peak flow or peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR), the fastest rate at which air can move through the airways during a forced expiration starting with fully inflated lungs. PEFR correlates well with FEV1, which a spirometer … Continue reading

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Spirometry and spirometer

What is spirometry and how is it done? Spirometry measures various lung function parameters such as vital capacity and FEV1. Vital capacity is the maximum amount of air you can breathe in or breathe out. Maximal amount of air that … Continue reading

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