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What does PEF stand for?

PEF stands for Peak Expiratory Flow


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The aim was to show that peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) of a cough stimulated by the most effective US frequency and power demonstrated in the previous studies achieved an expiratory flow rate greater than the 160 to 270 L/min previously shown to be needed to clear secretions [18].
He said that while he and his coworkers are still in the brainstorming stage, they are drawn to a staged approach involving a very brief questionnaire, in-office measurement of peak expiratory flow via a pocket spirometer, followed by diagnostic-quality spirometry when indicated.
Current skills include: * Compliance and Resistance Measurement * End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring * Intrapulmonary Shunt Calculation * Mechanical Ventilation: Airway Pressure Release Ventilation * Oxygen Therapy for Patients with an Artificial Airway * Peak Expiratory Flow Measurement "At Elsevier, we are committed to helping healthcare providers by creating evidence-based tools to use at the point-of-care and really improve clinical outcomes," said Barbara Nelson Cullen, Vice President, Strategy and Content Development, Elsevier.