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March 1976

Measurement of Nasal Air Flow With a New Apparatus

Author Affiliations

Arne Hveding
From the Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Region Hospital (Dr Jenssen) and the Norwegian Institute of Technology (Mr Hveding), University of Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(3):133-134. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780080055002

• An apparatus for measurement of nasal air flow has been calibrated against pressure-flow curves obtained in a pneumotachograph. A very high degree of correlation and an error of less than 3% of baseline values resulted when the apparatus was tested in hay fever patients using nasal allergen challenge.

(Arch Otolaryngol 102:133-134, 1976)

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