Influence of body mass index on changes in disease-specific quality of life of veterans completing pulmonary rehabilitation.

Abstract

PURPOSE Body mass index (BMI) has prognostic value in patients with chronic lung disease. Pulmonary rehabilitation improves quality of life. This study investigated whether BMI predicts change in disease-specific quality of life following pulmonary rehabilitation. METHODS Subjects (N = 61), who completed pulmonary rehabilitation, were classified by BMI as… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HCR.0b013e3181e17607

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