Responsiveness of Various Exercise-Testing Protocols to Therapeutic Interventions in COPD


Exercise intolerance is a key element in the pathophysiology and course of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). As such, evaluating exercise tolerance has become an important part of the management of COPD. A wide variety of exercise-testing protocols is currently available, each protocol having its own strengths and weaknesses relative to their… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/410748


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