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FEV1 performance among patients with acute asthma: results from a multicenter clinical trial.

Authors
  • Silverman, Robert A
  • Flaster, Edith
  • Enright, Paul L
  • Simonson, Steven G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chest
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
131
Issue
1
Pages
164–171
Identifiers
PMID: 17218571
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

When staff are well trained and prompt feedback regarding adequacy of efforts is given, modified ATS performance goals for FEV(1) tests can be met from most acutely ill adolescent and adult asthmatics, even within the first hour of evaluation and treatment for an asthma exacerbation.

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