Influence of peak expiratory flow monitoring on an asthma self-management education programme.


We assessed whether peak expiratory flow monitoring added to a self-management education programme reduced morbidity and improved pulmonary function and adherence to treatment in 100 asthma patients (aged 17-65 years) with adequate treatment and regular 1-year follow-up. Patients randomized to the experimental group used peak expiratory flow readings as the… (More)