What is a Piko meter?

What is a Piko meter?

The Piko peak flow meter is a small, easy-to-use instrument that enables you or your child to measure lung function at home, at work, at school—wherever you go. The peak flow meter measures how fast a person can blow out air after a maximum inhalation. It helps reveal how well you or your child’s lungs are working.

What does a peak flow meter measure?

A peak flow meter is a portable, inexpensive, hand-held device used to measure how air flows from your lungs in one “fast blast.” In other words, the meter measures your ability to push air out of your lungs.

How do you use a digital peak flow meter?

How to use your peak flow meter

  1. Move the marker to the bottom of the numbered scale.
  2. Stand up straight.
  3. Take a deep breath.
  4. Hold your breath while you place the mouthpiece in your mouth, between your teeth.
  5. Blow out as hard and fast as you can in a single blow.
  6. Write down the number you get.

What does the piko-1 peak flow meter measure?

Ferraris 345010 Piko-1 Electronic Peak Flow Meter Peak Flow Meters The new PiKo-1 has been designed to replace mechanical peak flow meters. In addition to measuring the conventional PEF with increased accuracy, test quality alerts, and storage of tests, the PiKo-1 also measures FEV1.

Which is Ferrari peak flow meter measures FEV1?

Ferraris 345010 Piko-1 Electronic Peak Flow Meter Peak Flow Meters The new PiKo-1 has been designed to replace mechanical peak flow meters. In addition to measuring the conventional PEF with increased accuracy, test quality alerts, and storage of tests, the PiKo-1 also measures FEV1. Ferraris 345010 Piko-1 Electronic Peak Flow Meter

How do you change the batteries in a piko?

To insert or change the batteries: The battery cover is on the back of the Piko. Use a coin to turn the battery cover one quarter turn to open it. Remove the plastic insert where the batteries go if this is the first time you are inserting the batteries. Insert the 2 batteries. Place the negative side down. Replace the battery cover.

How does the Microlife peak flow and FEV1 meter work?

The Microlike peak flow & FEV1 meter is a small, easy-to-use instrument that enables you or your child to measure lung function at home, at work, at school — wherever you go. The peak flow meter measures how fast a person can blow out air after a maximum inhalation.