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Peak flow meter use - Series—Peak flow meter use - part one

Peak flow meter use - Series - Part one

Overview

A peak flow meter helps you check how well your asthma is controlled.

Use it every day, and keep track of the results to help your doctor learn about your asthma. This may also help you determine if your asthma is getting worse, even before you have symptoms.

Review Date 1/1/2020

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Internal review and update on 02/24/2020 by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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