More accurate compared to all other peak flow meters.
VanZeller, C., Williams, A. & Pollock, I. (2019) . Comparison of Bench Test Results Measuring the Accuracy of Peak Flow Meters.
Increase in days with no symptoms.
Barrett, M., Combs, V., Su, J. G., Henderson, K., Tuffli, M., & AIR Louisville Collaborative. (2018). AIR Louisville: Addressing Asthma With Technology, Crowdsourcing, Cross-Sector Collaboration, And Policy. Health Affairs, 37(4), 525-534.
Accurate in predicting what your peak flow will be tomorrow.
Ananth, S., Alpi, S., Antalffy, T.(2022). Digital peak flow monitoring can predict next-day peak flow measurements
Less visits to the emergency room.
Merchant, R., Tuffli, M., Barrett, M., Hogg, C., Van Sickle, D., & Stempel, D. (2017). Impact of A Digital Health Intervention On Asthma Healthcare Utilization.
More reliable than recording your chart on paper.
Cote, M., Cartier, A., Malo, J., Rouleau, M., Boulet, L. (1998). Compliance With Peak Expiratory Flow Monitoring in Home Management of Asthma. Chest 1998; 113:968-72
Arnold, R., Stingone, J., Claudio, L. (2012). Computer-assisted School-based Asthma Management: A Pilot Study
Better at self-medicating.
Jeminiwa, R., Hohmann, L., Qian, J., Garza, K., Hansen, R. & Fox, B. (2019) Impact of eHealth on Medication Adherence Among Patients With Asthma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Increase in PEF monitoring adherence by patients.
Antalffy, T., De Simoni, A., & Griffiths, Chris J, (2020) Promising Peak Flow Diary Compliance with an Electronic Peak Flow Meter and linked Smartphone App.
- Longitudinal monitoring of peak inspiratory flow used as a marker of COPD progress.
- Effectiveness of the Smart Peak Flow device on self-management of asthma: A randomised controlled trial.
- Qualitative evaluation of Smart Asthma Console as a digital health platform to improve asthma healthcare based on clinicians’ experience.
Dr Mark L. Levy
GINA Board Member and GP with a special interest in Asthma
“Electronic monitoring can be used for early identification and monitoring resolution of asthma attacks. Now, asthma attacks, do not usually occur suddenly, and so an electronic system for warning patients of impending attacks can be very helpful.”