Table 3

Summary, Pre- and Post-IV Treatment Spirometry Results – 39 patients (Acute Asthma Protocol) Acute Asthma Pre- and Post-infusion Values Measured in Percent Predicted

Parameter

Pre-IV

Post-IV

Ave. % Improved


FVC (L)

60

76

28%

FEV 1 (L)

48

65

38%

PEF (L/S)

50

72

44%

FEF 25–75 (L/S)

35

54

54%

FEF 75–85 (L/S)

48

70

44%

Total Average Improvement

45%


Results were measured as percentage improvement in the percentage predicted on the Knudsen scale

Shrader Nutrition Journal 2004 3:6   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-3-6

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