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Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Measure among Community Dwelling Elderly Rural Population

@inproceedings{Mishra2019PeakEF,
  title={Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Measure among Community Dwelling Elderly Rural Population},
  author={Ashwini Mishra and Shyam Devidas Ganvir},
  year={2019}
}
Title Of Study : Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Measure Among Community Dwelling Elderly Rural Population Investigator : Miss. Mishra Ashwini Vidyasagar Guide : Dr Shyam Ganvir, Principal, DDVPF’S college of physiotherapy Introduction : PEFR is a widely used ventilatory function test that is defined as the maximum rate at which air is expired by a subject after a deep inspiration. The peak flow meter helps to assess the airflow through the airways and thus help to determine the degree of obstruction… 

Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Measure among Community Dwelling Elderly Rural Population

TLDR
The result shows the comparison of PEFR values in relation with the normal values of an individuals and comparison with gender and its relation with height and age in the elderly rural population.

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