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Details about The 6-Min Walk Distance, Peak Oxygen Uptake, and Mortality in COPD

The clinical characteristics of the 365 patients studied are shown in Table 1. As expected, the patients had important airflow limitation, were mostly men, and the group included patients with a wide range of COPD severity. There were 171 deaths … Continue reading

Research of The 6-Min Walk Distance, Peak Oxygen Uptake, and Mortality in COPD

Patients The 365 consecutive patients with symptomatic COPD had been recruited to the body-mass index, airflow obstruction, dyspnea, and exercise capacity (BODE) protocol at the Bay Pines Veterans Administration Health Care System (n = 278) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center … Continue reading

My Canadian Pharmacy: The 6-Min Walk Distance, Peak Oxygen Uptake, and Mortality in COPD

There has been great interest in evaluating the role of exercise testing in patients with COPD. Exercise testing is used to explore the mechanisms of dyspnea and its response to treatment. In addition, the maximal oxygen uptake (Vo2) measured at … Continue reading