Maximum exercise as an outcome in COPD: minimal clinically important difference.

Abstract

Limitation of physical activity occupies a central role in the symptom complex of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and improvement in exercise capacity is a key outcome of response to COPD therapy. Maximum exercise capacity testing facilitates assessment of physiologic mechanisms of exercise and allows quantitation of the degree… (More)

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@article{Sutherland2005MaximumEA, title={Maximum exercise as an outcome in COPD: minimal clinically important difference.}, author={E. Rand Sutherland and Barry J. Make}, journal={COPD}, year={2005}, volume={2 1}, pages={137-41} }