Peak expiratory flow measurement
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Peak expiratory flow measurement

Rachel Booker Independent specialist respiratory nurse and freelance medical writer.

Effective peak flow measurement is useful to assess patients with respiratory conditions, particularly asthma. This article describes how nurses can assist patients to achieve accurate measurements.

Nursing Standard. 21, 39, 42-43. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.


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