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Equations for Predicting Peak Expiratory Flow in Pediatric Patients

Purpose:

To estimate the peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) for pediatric aged patient using physical characteristics.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

J20-J22, J40-J47, R94.2

Description:

The peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) can be predicted in pediatric patients based on height and other physical characteristics.

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