Functional capacity, physical activity, and quality of life in hypoxemic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


SAĞLAM M. , Vardar-Yagli N. , Savci S., Inal-Ince D. , Calik-Kutukcu E. , Arikan H. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, vol.10, pp.423-428, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/copd.s78937
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.423-428

Abstract

Background: The risk of hypoxemia increases with the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the deterioration of pulmonary function. The aim of this study was to compare functional capacity, physical activity, and quality of life in hypoxemic and non-hypoxemic patients with COPD.