Exercise in Chronic Respiratory Disease
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Exercise intolerance is the most distressing consequence of their disease for the majority of patients with chronic respiratory disease. We will briefly review the major abnormalities during exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but will also refer to other chronic diseases. The interested reader is referred to more detailed reviews (4, 13).
KeywordsChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient Interstitial Lung Disease Work Rate Maximal Exercise
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