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Rating respiratory disability: a report on behalf of a working group of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Physiology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2289558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rating procedure for respiratory disability has been developed; it entails measuring the symptom-limited maximal oxygen uptake or estimating the maximal uptake from the results of a submaximal exercise test and other relevant variables. The derivation assumes a linear scale of disability between the limits 0% and 100% which are defined. The percentage disability of 157 men with respiratory limitation of exercise has been used to delineate empirical grades of disability. These are of similar form to those used for grading respiratory impairment. More information is needed with a view to validation.
Authors:
J E Cotes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Guideline; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European respiratory journal     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0903-1936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Respir. J.     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-04-01     Completed Date:  1991-04-01     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803460     Medline TA:  Eur Respir J     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1074-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, School of Health Care Sciences, Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Disability Evaluation*
Exercise Test
Humans
Reference Values
Respiration Disorders / diagnosis*
Respiratory Function Tests
World Health Organization
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
//Wellcome Trust
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Eur Respir J. 1990 Oct;3(9):989-90   [PMID:  2289568 ]
Eur Respir J. 2000 May;15(5):982   [PMID:  10853871 ]

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