The Dose Index is Related with Muscle Dysfunction, Activities of Daily Living, and Quality of Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Çakmak A., Çalık Kütükcü E., Arıkan H., Vardar Yağlı N., Sağlam M., İnal İnce D., ...More

Turkish Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, vol.31, no.1, pp.45-51, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.21653/tjpr.541502
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-51
  • Keywords: Activities of Daily Living, COPD, DOSE Index, Muscle Strength, Quality of Life, BODE INDEX, COPD, VALIDATION, SEVERITY, PRESSURE, STRENGTH
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Composite measures have potential to account for many of the facets of disease in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the DOSE (Dyspnea, Obstruction, Smoking, Exacerbation) Index which is a multi-component assessment tool and handgrip and respiratory muscle strength, activities of daily living (ADL) and health-related quality of life in patients COPD.