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Mortality Risk in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Associated with 6-Minute Walking Distance (6MWD) and Peak Oxygen Uptake

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Cote et al used the 6-minute walking distance (6MWD) and peak oxygen uptake (VO2) to evaluate patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These can help to identify a patient who may have a worse prognosis. The authors are from Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Florida and St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston.

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