Lung capacity measurement

by Cathy Parkes March 29, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Patients with asthma should monitor their airway with a peak flow meter. This device can detect airway narrowing BEFORE the onset of symptoms.

Patients with asthma should monitor their airway with a peak flow meter. This device can detect airway narrowing BEFORE the onset of symptoms.

Advise your patient to use the peak flow meter 3 times and take the HIGHEST of the 3 values (NOT the average).


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