Patient and program outcome assessment in pulmonary rehabilitation: an AACVPR statement.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Quantifying and analyzing pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) results in the form of an outcome assessment are a means of evaluating patient performance and program effectiveness. Implementation of a structured outcome assessment is feasible and parallels many aspects of the traditional rehabilitation evaluation. This statement outlines key components to PR outcome evaluation in the context of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation PR Outcome Matrix and includes a discussion of some of the popular tools used to collect measurement data.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Peno-Green, L; Verrill, D; Vitcenda, M; Macintyre, N; Graham, H; American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR),

Published Date

  • 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 402 - 410

PubMed ID

  • 19770808

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1932-751X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/HCR.0b013e3181b4c8a6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States