Exercise capacity has been shown to predict patient outcomes, independent of lung function. Routine exercise testing is recommended, not only to evaluate exercise tolerance but to obtain the most effective exercise prescription for each individual patient. This session will expose you to the ins & outs of conducting an exercise test along with what & how to use the data.
Recall the essential monitoring requirements that are needed to conduct maximal exercise testing in patients with CF.
Identify further insight into the comprehensive information that can be obtained from a maximal exercise test in patients with CF.
Describe how maximal exercise testing can be used in a clinical setting to prescribe exercise to patients with CF.