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Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) rate in the _____ zone is between ____ and _____ %, and indicates that asthma is under good control

Green;   80,  100

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PEF between ______ and _____ % is in the ______ zone and indicates caution. It may mean respiratory airways are narrowing and additional medication may be required.

50 - 79;   Yellow

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PEF below ________ indicates a medical emergency. Severe airway narrowing may be occurring and immediate action needs to be taken. This would usually involve contacting a doctor or hospital.

50%

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