How to Use a Peak Flow Meter

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How to use a Peak Flow Meter

  1. Stand up or sit up straight.
  2. Slide indicator to base of meter.
  3. Take in deep breath, enough to completely fill your lungs.
  4. Blow out as hard and fast as you can (one quick hard blow).
  5. Record results.
  6. Repeat process two more times, recording the results each time.
  7. Select the highest number of the 3 efforts.
  8. Record this number on your peak flow diary or on a graph.


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