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  • peak expiratory flow rate — PEFR the maximum rate at which a person can forcibly expel air from the lungs at any time, expressed usually in litres per minute (occasionally in litres per second). A low value can help diagnose asthma in the correct clinical context, and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • peak expiratory flow rate — (PEFR) the rate at which a person can expel air from the lungs: a reliable measure of lung reserves in tests of vital capacity …   Medical dictionary

  • peak expiratory flow rate — (PEFR) see under flow …   Medical dictionary

  • Peak flow meter — A peak flow meter is a small, hand held device used to manage asthma by monitoring airflow through the bronchi and thus the degree of obstruction in the airways. FunctionThe peak flow meter measures the patient s maximum ability to exhale, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Occupational asthma — is an occupational condition defined as: a disease characterized by variable airflow limitation and/or airway hyper responsiveness due to causes and conditions attributable to a particular occupational environment and not stimuli encountered… …   Wikipedia

  • Asthme professionnel — L asthme professionnel est défini comme : « Une maladie caractérisée par la limitation du débit d air expiré et / ou une hyper réactivité bronchique dues à des causes et affections attribuables à l’environnement de travail et non pas à… …   Wikipédia en Français

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