Does peak nasal inspiratory flow relate to peak expiratory flow

@article{Ottaviano2008DoesPN,
  title={Does peak nasal inspiratory flow relate to peak expiratory flow},
  author={Giancarlo Ottaviano and Valerie J. Lund and Stuart Coles and Alberto Staffieri and Glenis Kathleen Scadding},
  journal={Rhinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          200-3
        }
}
AIMS Measurement of Peak Nasal Inspiratory Flow (PNIF) seems to be a cheap and easily performed method to assess nasal patency. As demonstrated in a previous work, PNIF is influenced by SEX, AGE and HEIGHT. However there is a large degree of between-patient variability in PNIF levels. The purpose of this analysis is to determine whether the measurement of the pulmonary ventilatory capacity, by mean of Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF), enables more precise determination of PNIF. METHODS AND RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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