In the past it was believed that respiratory disability could be objectively assessed by comparing the measure O2 consumption requirement of the job with the subjects' measured or estimated maximal oxygen consumption. More recently, it has become clear that this 'classic' paradigm does not completely apply to all situations. This article reviews recent aspects of respiratory disability assessment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Clinics in Chest Medicine|
|State||Published - 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine