six-minute walk test

six-minute walk test

a pulmonary function test in which the distance a patient can walk over a 6-minute period is measured, usually including pulse oximetry. Used for prognosis, diagnosis, and response to therapy.

six-minute walk test

an assessment of a dog's ability to undertake daily activities.
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Other safety and exploratory efficacy endpoints including ejection fraction, ventricular volumes and a six-minute walk test were evaluated at six months and will be evaluated at a 12-month follow-up.
Functional levels of the patients were assessed by Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC), and six-minute walk test before the application and at first and second weeks, and third and sixth months after the application.
Bartels B, de Groot JF, Ternee CB (2013) The six-minute walk test in chronic paediatric conditions.
Showed a consistent trend of improvement in other clinical and electrophysiological measures including CMTNS (Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy Score), the six-minute walk test, ankle dorsiflexion, hand grip or the nine-hole peg test.
Exercise capacity as measured by the Six-Minute Walk Test is a marker of disease severity and a predictor of survival in patients suffering from PH.
The six-minute walk test (6MWT) was performed according to standard guidelines by a licensed physical therapist with extensive experience implementing this test.
Two more articles cover issues related to pelvic floor dysfunction in MS, and “Comparing Two Conditions of Administering the Six-Minute Walk Test in People with Multiple Sclerosis” explores two modes of administration of one of the most validated tests of walking endurance in MS.
The primary endpoint for the study is a composite measure of survival, freedom from disabling stroke, and improvement in functional outcomes, as measured by the six-minute walk test.
The study met its primary endpoint by demonstrating a statistically significant improvement in the six-minute walk test (6MWT), a predictor of improved outcome in patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
The primary measure was the evaluation of a six-minute walk test on a Borg scale where 0 meant "breathing very well, barely breathless" and 10 signified "severely breathless.
I can give a patient a six-minute walk test and can involve the family in the patient's care.