Relationship between disease severity and quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Sanchez2008RelationshipBD,
  title={Relationship between disease severity and quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Fernanda Figueir{\^o}a Sanchez and M{\'a}rcia Maria Faganello and Suzana Tanni Minamoto and Paulo Adolfo Lucheta and Carlos Roberto Padovani and Isidora Godoy},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 10},
  pages={860-5}
}
Few studies have evaluated the relationship between Airways Questionnaire 20 (AQ20), a measure of the quality of life, scores and physiological outcomes or with systemic markers of disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship of forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1), body mass index, fat-free mass index, 6-min walk test (6MWT) results, dyspnea sensation and peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) with the… CONTINUE READING