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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tilemann, L; Gindner, L; Meyer, FJ; Laux, G; Szecsenyi, J; Schneider, A 
Title:
[Diagnostic value of peak flow variability in patients with suspected diagnosis of bronchial asthma in general practice] 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: National guidelines advice self measurement of peak flow variability as a diagnostic tool for asthma. However, its actual value for this purpose remains controversial. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 219 persons were recruited by 14 general practitioners after they presented themselves for the first time with symptoms suspicious of obstructive airway disease. They were asked to measure and record peak expiratory flow (PEF) three times daily for two weeks. PEF variability was calculated with th...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
134 
Journal issue:
41 
Pages contribution:
2053-8 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0012-0472 
TUM Institution:
r Allgemeinmedizin