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Indications for Performing Six Minute Walk Distance (6MWD, Six Minute Walk Test)

Purpose:

To determine if the six minute walk distance (6MWD) may be helpful in evaluating a patient.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

other testing, disability and performance

ICD-10:

I00-I99, J00-J99

Description:

The six minute walk distance (6MWD, six minute walk test) is may be done for functional assessment, determination of prognosis or effectiveness of therapy.

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