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Figure 9 | Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine

Figure 9

From: The AIMAR recommendations for early diagnosis of chronic obstructive respiratory disease based on the WHO/GARD model*

Figure 9

Initial prescription and revised prescription of LTOT. EA, Environmental air. (†) if the patient desaturates during exercise, in some studies, an improvement of exercise tolerance has been shown; without any effect on survival. From[36]. (*) in the presence of pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary heart, pitting edema, erythrocytosis (hematocrit < 55%), cognitive deficit. From[35].

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