Exercise training in patients with COPD

S. R. Braun, R. Fregosi, W. G. Reddan

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Exercise programs are beneficial to most COPD patients. Before an exercise program is started, however, a carefully monitored evaluation must be done to determine any limiting factors or contraindications. Results of pulmonary function tests do not change after a patient participates in an exercise program, but exercise tolerance generally increases, adding considerably to the patient's quality of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-173
Number of pages11
JournalPostgraduate medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1982

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  • General Medicine


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