oa South African Medical Journal - Pulmonary function in normal children aged 11 - 15 years

Volume 53, Issue 14
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Prediction equations for forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), maximum mid-expiratory flow rate (MMFR) and peak expiratory flow rate (PFR) have been derived from a study of 367 asymptomatic Caucasian and Coloured (mixed race) children, aged 11 - 15 years, who did not smoke.

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