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Peak Expiratory Flow Rate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.386.700.660.225.600
G09.772.650.300.790
Unique ID
D010366
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010366
Annotation
usually NIM; do not confuse with MAXIMAL EXPIRATORY FLOW RATE; (MEFR)
Scope Note
Measurement of the maximum rate of airflow attained during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are PEFR and PFR.
Entry Term(s)
Expiratory Peak Flow Rate
Flow Rate, Peak Expiratory
PEFR
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FORCED EXPIRATORY FLOW RATES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under FORCED EXPIRATORY FLOW RATES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Preferred
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