Meter, peak-flow: This hand-held device measures air flow (how fast air is blown out of the lungs). Patients can use peak-flow meters to measure their own air flow regularly.
The use of a peak-flow meter allows patients to obtain a much earlier indication of an oncoming attack, for example, of exercise-induced asthma, a type of asthma typically triggered by exercise.
The "peak flow" refers to the maximum flow rate of air breathed out during forced expiration.
The experts at WebMD explain how to manage your asthma using a peak flow meter.
AAAAI, the experts in allergy and immunology, provide an overview of a peak flow meter.
Peak flow meter â€” Overview covers how to use this simple tool to monitor asthma symptoms.
A peak flow meter for a patient with asthma is like a thermometer for a patient with a fever. Peak flow meters help to determine how open your airways are, rather than ...
An inexpensive, portable device called a peak flow meter measures lung function in kids with asthma, which can help them manage the condition and avoid major flare-ups.