Peak expiratory flow as a surrogate for health related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a preliminary cross sectional study.

@article{Obaseki2014PeakEF,
  title={Peak expiratory flow as a surrogate for health related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a preliminary cross sectional study.},
  author={Daniel O Obaseki and Maxwell Oluwole Akanbi and Cajetan Chigozie Onyedum and Obianuju B Ozoh and Johnbull Jumbo and Alexander A. Akor and Greg Efosa Erhabor},
  journal={Ghana medical journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={85-90}
}
BACKGROUND Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) measures can capture the non-respiratory effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). However the relationship with Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) is not well understood. AIM To determine the relationship of PEF and quality of life measurements in patients with COPD. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A cross… CONTINUE READING