What is the feasibility of obtaining serial measurements of peak flow in workers suspected of having occupational asthma?

** 3 Acceptable peak flow series can be obtained in around two thirds of those in whom a diagnosis of occupational asthma is being considered.


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Health practitioners who suspect a worker of having occupational asthma should arrange for workers to perform serial peak flow measurements at least four times a day.

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