Four weeks' intensive rehabilitation generates significant health effects in COPD patients.

@article{Skumlien2007FourWI,
  title={Four weeks' intensive rehabilitation generates significant health effects in COPD patients.},
  author={Siri Skumlien and E A Skogedal and Oystein Bj\ortuft and Morten Skrede Ryg},
  journal={Chronic respiratory disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={5-13}
}
Changes in health according to World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) after four weeks of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) were investigated. Gender differences in the response to PR, and the correlation between improvements in the two components of ICF (Body functions and Activities and Participation) were examined. Twenty-two men and 18 women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung… CONTINUE READING
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