Peak Expiratory Flow Rate

Overview:

Peak Expiratory Flow Rate



Test Method:

Deep and Forceful Blow

Patient Preparation:

Any restrictive clothing worn at the time of the test should be loosen



Turn Around Time / Availability of Results:

10 to 20 minutes


Unit conducting the service:

Pulmonology Unit



Special Considerations:

- Abdominal and chest pain

- Vomiting and hemoptysis