Table 3– Equipment required for conduct of field walking tests
At least one chair, positioned at one end of the walking course
A validated scale to measure dyspnoea and subjective fatigue
Sphygmomanometer for blood pressure measurement
Pulse oximeter
Pre-measured marks along the track/corridor
Access to oxygen and telephone in case of an emergency
An emergency plan
Portable supplemental oxygen if required by patient to perform exercise test
Clipboard with reporting sheet and pen