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What does someones peak flow meter be if they have copd?

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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Pulmonary Critical Care 22 years experience
Really depends...: Peak flow is notoriously inaccurate because it is highly dependent on patient effort. That said, usually, peak flow for patients with COPD and/or asthma is lower than normal.

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