Peak Flow Meter – Adult

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Peak Flow Meter – Adult

Original price was: R287.45.Current price is: R150.00.

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Peak Flow Meter with Colour – Coded indicators

A Peak Flow Meter – Adult is a device used to measure how well your lungs are able to expel air. It’s commonly used for people with asthma or other lung conditions to monitor their lung function. Here’s a basic guide on how to use a Peak Flow Meter – Adult:

Steps to Use a Peak Flow Meter:
  1. Prepare the Meter:
    • Ensure the peak flow meter is clean and assembled properly according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
    • Set the meter to zero (if required by your specific device).
  2. Stand Up Straight:
    • Stand up straight, or if sitting, sit up straight with your feet flat on the floor.
  3. Take a Deep Breath:
    • Take a deep breath in, filling your lungs completely.
  4. Position the Meter:
    • Hold the peak flow meter with both hands, forming a good seal around the mouthpiece with your lips.
  5. Blow Out Hard and Fast:
    • Blow out as hard and as fast as you can into the meter.
    • The first blow is a practice one; don’t record the result.
    • Take a short rest, then repeat the process two more times.
  6. Record the Reading:
    • Record the highest number displayed on the meter after each blow.
    • Repeat the process three times to ensure accuracy.
    • Note down the highest reading of the three attempts.
Tips for Using a Peak Flow Meter:
  • Consistency: Use your peak flow meter at the same time each day, preferably in the morning before taking any medications.
  • Correct Technique: Ensure you are using the correct technique as improper use can affect the accuracy of the readings.
  • Record Keeping: Keep a record of your peak flow readings over time. This can help you and your healthcare provider track changes in your lung function and adjust your treatment plan as needed.
  • Consultation: Always consult with your healthcare provider about how to use your peak flow meter correctly and what readings mean for your specific condition.

Using a Peak Flow Meter – Adult regularly can be an important part of managing asthma or other respiratory conditions, helping you and your healthcare provider make informed decisions about your treatment plan.

 

 

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