peak flow meter


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peak flow meter

n.
A portable instrument that detects minute decreases in air flow, used by people with asthma to monitor small changes in breathing capacity.
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"A major focus of our work is monitoring patients' self-monitored blood pressure, weight, blood sugar and peak flow meter readings, according to their therapeutic targets.
"A major focus of our work is monitoring patients' self-monitored blood pressure, weight, blood sugar, and peak flow meter readings, according to their therapeutic targets.
The products range from bedside monitors providing the access to, peak flow meter, EEG, MEG, TCD, pulse oximeter, fetal monitoring, temperature, MCOT, ECG, , EMG, hemodynamic monitoring.
The respiratory examination was done, and lung function was assessed by the peak flow meter to measure peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR).
Has your doctor assessed your disease with a peak flow meter (show the PEF meter) (Yes/No)
[ClickPress, Thu Oct 04 2018] According to the new market research report Patient Monitoring Device Market by Product (EEG, EMG, MEG, TCD, Peak Flow Meter, Pulse Oximeter, Fetal Monitoring, Temperature Monitoring Devices, MCOT, ECG, Hemodynamic Monitoring System), End User (Home, Hospital) - Global Forecast to 2023", published by MarketsandMarketsao, the patient monitoring device market is expected to grow from 1.55 Billion in 2017 USD 2.31 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 8.4% between 2017 and 2023.
The doctor may prescribe a device called Peak Flow Meter, if the child is above four-six years and can use it.
FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) A peak flow meter or microspirometer can be used routinely in primary care among patients with suspected chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for early case identification, according to a study published online March 13 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.
Lung functioning was checked by using peak flow meter. Change in lung functions was assessed by taking across shifts measurements.