Oxygen therapy during exercise training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Nonoyama2007OxygenTD,
  title={Oxygen therapy during exercise training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Mika L Nonoyama and Dina Brooks and Yves Lacasse and Gordon H. Guyatt and Roger S Goldstein},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD005372}
}
BACKGROUND Exercise training within the context of pulmonary rehabilitation improves outcomes of exercise capacity, dyspnea and health-related quality of life in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Supplemental oxygen in comparison to placebo increases exercise capacity in patients performing single-assessment exercise tests. The addition of supplemental oxygen during exercise training may enable individuals with COPD to tolerate higher levels of activity with less… CONTINUE READING

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