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What does FEF stand for?

FEF stands for Forced Expiratory Flow (lung function)

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66 82 DLCO (mL/min/mmHg) TLC (L) RV(L) FVC = forced vital capacity FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in 1 second FEF25-75 = forced expiratory flow 25-75% PEF = peak expiratory flow TLC = total lung capacity RV = residual volume DLCO = diffusion capacity of lungs for carbon monoxide pre-Rx = before bronchodilator post-Rx = after bronchodilator % Pred = percent of predicted value L = liters, mL = milliliters mm = millimeters Hg = mercury sec = second, min = minute C.
Results: The investigators found that the vitamin supplements protected the study group from the decreases in forced expiratory flow, the amount of air dispelled from the lungs during a certain time period and peak expiratory volume, a measure of airway resistance, that were seen among those who received placebo pills.