PEFR


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PEFR

Peak expiratory flow rate

PEFR

Abbreviation for peak expiratory flow rate.

PEFR

peak expiratory flow rate

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6], and PEFR show statistically significant alteration in all these parameters.
Conclusion: There is a positive correlation between skeletal muscle function as depicted by hand grip strength and PEFR with anthropometric measurements of upper arm such as mean arm circumference and upper arm length in healthy adults recruited in the study.
This group also showed a significantly reduced PEFR with twice higher prevalence of abnormal PEFR and respiratory morbidities (chronic cough with phlegm and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) as compared to the other two groups.
An important study of 4-18-year-old children has suggested that it might be possible to identify children for whom the PEFR is likely to give falsenegative results.
The PEFR demonstrates the patient's effort and compliance with the testing process.
The FVC, FEV1 and PEFR decreased to about 40% of the preoperative value in both groups by 12 hours postoperatively and improved to about 60% of the preoperative value by 48 hours postoperatively.
There should be concern when the peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) falls 80 percent below target PEFR or falls into the danger zone as determined by a physician.
Asthma severity classification before initiation of therapy (a), (b) Days with symptoms Severity (exacerbations) Severe persistent Continuous (frequent) Moderate persistent Daily ([greater than or equal to]2 times/wk) Mild persistent 3-6 times/wk (affect activity) Mild intermittent [less than or equal to]2 times/wk (brief and of varying intensity) Severity Nights with symptoms Severe persistent Frequent Moderate persistent 5/mo Mild persistent 3-4/mo Mild intermittent [less than or equal to]2/mo PEFR or FE[V.
b) COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; IHD, ischemic heart disease; OE, on examination; PEFR, peak expiratory flow rate.
Mean peak expiratory flow rates (PEFR) in the morning and evening significantly improved from baseline in the budesonide Turbuhaler groups, with improvements seen as early as the second week, but PEFR declined in the placebo group.
5 1-2 < 1 PEFR (litros/min) > 200 100-200 50-100 < 50 Los valores normales de FEV1: <500ml, CVF: <1 litro, PEFR: <100 ml.
TM] System automatically calculates green, yellow, and red peak flow zones when the top of the AutoZone color bar is set to a patient's personal best or predicted average PEFR.