New regression equations for predicting peak expiratory flow in adults.

@article{Nunn1989NewRE,
  title={New regression equations for predicting peak expiratory flow in adults.},
  author={Anthony J. Nunn and I Gregg},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1989},
  volume={298 6680},
  pages={1068-70}
}
An earlier study of peak expiratory flow (PEF) in normal adults contained too few men aged over 55 and women aged over 65 for the regression equations to be used for prediction in older people. A subsequent study was therefore carried out on an additional 23 men and 29 women aged 55 or over who were lifelong non-smokers and satisfied the same strict criteria of normality that had been used in the original study. The data from both studies were combined and a new model used to calculate… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 79 extracted citations

Asthma in primary care: a case-based review of pharmacotherapy.

The Nursing clinics of North America • 2013
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Management of Asthma in Children

Abdulrahman Al Frayh
2018

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 references

Standardised lung function testing

J Read, T Selby
Thorax • 1984

Standardized lung function testing.

Bulletin europeen de physiopathologie respiratoire • 1984

The use of pulmonary function tests in the evaluation of disease : separating normal from abnormal

Lebowitz, J Quackenboss, +3 authors B Boyer
Immunology and Allergy Practice • 1983

A survey of ventilatory capacity in Chinese subjects in Hong Kong

KK Lam, SC Pang, +3 authors AJ Nunn
LungIndia • 1982

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…