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What it measures:

Distance walked in 6 minutes; the 6-Minute Walk Test (6MWT) is one of the categories in the BODE Index, which is used to predict mortality in patients with COPD

Target Population:

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – stage 1 (mild), stage 2 (moderate), stage 3 (severe), stage 4 (very severe)(1)

This test was identified by the Acute Care Section for use in functional limitation reporting.

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