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Paired t-test and Analysis of variance is used to measure the significant improvement in peak expiratory flow rate and pulmonary score after treatment.
Peak expiratory flow rate and its prediction formulae in Haryanvis.
For this study, the PFT measures - forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory volume 1(FEV1) and peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) - were taken using computerised spirometry device (Spiro USB 5050), and the American Thoracic Society (ATS) guidelines2,11 for spirometry were strictly followed.
Comparison of normal and asthmatic circadian rhythms in peak expiratory flow rate.
The mean levels of forced vital capacity (FVC) predicted %; forced expiratory flow in first Second (FEV1) predicted %; FEV1/FVC, Maximal Midexpiratory Flow Rate (MMEF) predicted %; and the diurnal variabilities of Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) rates in weekends and working days were compared.
This is a cross-sectional study done at a tertiary care hospital to compare the peak expiratory flow rate with the help of "Mini-Wright" peak flow meter among females, normal healthy subjects and subjects who are asthmatics of age group 20-40 years.
Key words: Hand dynamometry hand grip strength peak expiratory flow rate.
By measuring peak expiratory flow (PEF) levels, health care workers can assess lung function at a given point in time.
Studies have shown that addition of montelukast could lead to a reduction in ICS dose without a significant decrease in peak expiratory flow rate, while maintaining asthma control over a 24-week period.
Pre- and posttraining measurements included PImax, PEmax, VE, maximal flow volume loops, peak inspiratory flow, peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR), FVC, FEV1, and forced expiratory flow at 50 percent of FVC, pulmonary gas exchange, and a progressive incremental rowing exercise test [6].
We measured the Peak Expiratory Flow Rate ( PEFR), the rate at which a person exhales, to assess lung function.
0]) (7,10), peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) (7,20), and vital capacity (VC) (10).