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Peak flow rate records in surveys: reproducibility of observers' reports.

Abstract:

Records of peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR), commonly used in hospital in the management of asthma, have not been evaluated as a method of identifying cases of asthma in population surveys. Four observers were asked to report on whether asthma was present or absent in 61 graphs of PEFR recorded two hourly for four weeks during surveys of working population. Agreement within individual observers was measured using a subset of 29 graphs which had been copied and distributed at random among the ...

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10.1136/thx.39.11.828

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
39
Issue:
11
Pages:
828-832
Publication date:
1984-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
Source identifiers:
245628
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:245628
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uuid:082316d2-ba55-44a2-ac45-4e16c6f5467e
Local pid:
pubs:245628
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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