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Manuela Karloh ; Letícia Q. Martins ; Karoliny dos Santos ; Anamaria F. Mayer ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2011, 15 6

Author: Krislainy S. Corrêa

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Corrêa, Krislainy S.; Karloh, Manuela; Martins, Letícia Q.; Santos, Karoliny dos; Mayer, Anamaria F. Can the Glittre ADL test differentiate the functional capacity of COPD patients from that of healthy subjects? Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
15, núm.
6, noviembre-diciembre, 2011, pp.
467-473 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235021132013 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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2011 © Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia Can the Glittre ADL test differentiate the functional capacity of COPD patients from that of healthy subjects? O teste de AVD-Glittre é capaz de diferenciar a capacidade funcional de indivíduos com DPOC da de saudáveis? Krislainy S.
Corrêa1, Manuela Karloh2, Letícia Q.
Martins3, Karoliny dos Santos4, Anamaria F.
Mayer5,6 Abstract Background: The Glittre ADL (TGlittre) test is a specifically designed to assess functional limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients.
However, it is not known if it can differentiate the performance of these patients from healthy subjects. Objectives: To investigate whether the Glittre ADL test is able to differentiate the functional capacity of COPD patients from that of healthy subjects and to compare the cardiorespiratory response between Glittre ADL and the six-minute walk test (6MWT).
Methods: The study included 10 patients with COPD (GOLD 2 to 4) and 10 healthy subjects matched ...





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