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One day after exposure to P[M.sub.2.5], we found a significant decrease of the PEFR adjusting for age, sex, height, weight, asthma history, passive smoking exposure, meteorologic variables, and day of the week.
There was no difference between the groups in terms of symptom resolution at 1 week (odds ratio=1.03, favoring placebo; 95% CI, 0.75-1.41) or in changes in PEFR (weighted mean difference = -0.89, favoring placebo; 95% CI, -29 to 27 L/min).
The combination flucatisone/salmeterol diskus was more effective in improving morning and evening PEFR than the individual agents used alone.
The hypothesis tested in this study was: Children receiving a nurse- administered contingency management intervention will show higher adherence with daily PEFR monitoring in comparison to children receiving usual care.
This article describes a pilot study using a Free-Running Asthma Screening Test (FRAST) and peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) measurements in screening 437 school-age children for EIA in rural Alabama.
In our study, respiratory parameters such as FVC%, MVV, and PEFR values were reduced significantly in overweight and obese groups.
This might need investigation of spirometry which should be performed in all patients where asthma is being considered as a possible diagnosis and regular PEFR should be done to try and establish the evidence of PEFR variability as a marker of asthma.
In montelukast group, PEFR rose steadily for first 4 weeks, but not in the ICS group.
Another objective is to find out the utility of PEFR or BMI as an alternative tool for assessing the severity of COPD.
The respiratory examination was done, and lung function was assessed by the peak flow meter to measure peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR).
Strikingly post-medication reversibility test results mean values of FVC, [FEV.sub.1], [FEV.sub.1]/FVC, and PEFR were significantly much less among combined drug users than that of lone LABA using patients.