Peak Flow Meter

If you have asthma, this BrainPOP movie on peak flow is one you need to watch! A peak flow meter is a device that checks how clear your body’s air passages are, letting you know how difficult breathing is going to be. In the movie, Tim and Moby walk you step by step through the process of using a peak flow meter, from how to hold it, to how deep a breath you should blow into it, to how to read your score. Everyone with asthma should have a peak flow meter - and by watching this movie, you’ll learn exactly how to use one!

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