Peak flow meters come in two ranges to measure the air pushed out of your lungs. A low-range peak flow meter is for small children, and a standard-range peak flow meter is for older children, teenagers and adults. An adult has much larger airways than a child and needs the larger range. There are several types of peak flow meters available.
Philips Respironics Personal Best Peak Flow Meter helps asthmatics measure the openness and airflow to ensure the best treatment options. When airways are open, users are able to exhale quickly and with more force, resulting in a higher reading.
This peak flow meter meets or exceeds National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Technical Standards for peak flow meters, based on American Thoracic Society Standardization of Spirometry 1994 Update (26 Waveforms).
Dec 03, 2016 · Really liking this full sized, adult peak flow meter. To find out your values, use the meter for several weeks around the same time of day. Multiply the average by 80% and 50% to find the ranges and then set your meter if you so desire.4.1/5(124).