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Table 6 Short-term Trend Data (infusions for one month or less) 4 Patients

From: Short and long term treatment of asthma with intravenous nutrients

      % Predicted % Predicted % Predicted % Predicted % Predicted
      FVC (L) FEV 1 (L) PEF (L/S) FEF 25–75 (L/S) FEF 75–85 (L/S)
Patient Sex Age Mos. # IVs per pt. Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post %
L, L. F 53 0.3 2 40 87 118% 42 69 64% 50 47 -6% 38 47 24% 62 49 -21%
P, R. M 77 1 6 65 88 35% 66 89 35% 73 92 26% 57 80 40% 165 171 4%
R, B. F 49 0.2 3 59 72 22% 59 71 20% 44 80 82% 61 70 15% 67 49 -27%
W, G. F 70 0.2 2 65 74 14% 38 64 68% 16 47 194% 20 42 110% 21 64 205%
Average   62 0.43 3.25 57 80 40% 51 73 43% 46 67 45% 44 60 36% 79 83 6%
Ave. # IVs per patient   3.25               
Average Overall Improvement 34% Short Term     
  1. Results were measured as percentage improvement in the percentage predicted on the Knudsen scale