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peak expiratory flow (procedure)

Known as: PEF, Peak expiratory flow 
The maximum rate of gas flow, beginning at the point of peak inspiratory capacity, that can be sustained during forced exhalation for a defined… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The efficacy and safety of budesonide/formoterol in a single inhaler compared with placebo, budesonide and formoterol were… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by both an accelerated decline in lung function and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
According to international guidelines, the level and adjustment of antiinflammatory treatment for asthma are based solely on… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Airway inflammation in severe asthma is not well characterized but may involve neutrophils. We have compared induced sputum… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The association between fine and ultrafine particles and respiratory health was studied in adults with a history of asthma in… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Several measurements of the same quantity on the same subject will not in general be the same. This may be because of natural… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract Objective: To study the association between upper and lower respiratory viral infections and acute exacerbations of… Expand
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Guidelines on asthma management recommend that in patients who still have symptoms on treatment with low-dose inhaled… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE--To study the role of respiratory viruses in exacerbations of asthma in adults. DESIGN--Longitudinal study of 138… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
WASSERMAN, KARLMAN, BRIAN J. WHIPP, SANKAR IX KOYAL, AND WILLIAM L. BEAVER. Anaerobic threshold and respiratory gas exchange… Expand
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