Why and when do patients with pulmonary diseases die?


BERK S. , ÖZŞAHİN S. L. , DOĞAN Ö. T. , ARSLAN S. , AKKURT İ.

HEALTHMED, vol.6, no.5, pp.1547-1551, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : HEALTHMED
  • Page Numbers: pp.1547-1551

Abstract

Introduction and Objective: Department of pulmonary medicine is interested in diagnosis and treatment of diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, lung cancer that are significant causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. In this study, we aimed to investigate mortality rate, death causes and death times in patients who were hospitalized in pulmonary diseases clinic.