Real life profile of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in Turkey


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MISIRLIGİL Z., Cimrin A., Gunen H., ÖZLÜ T., ÇİLLİ A., Akyildiz L., ...Daha Fazla

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, cilt.65, ss.169-179, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 65 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5578/tt.54065
  • Dergi Adı: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.169-179

Özet

Introduction: Despite the presentation of similar symptoms, the airway diseases have different underlying pathophysiological processes and must be distinguished to enable the administration of appropriate treatment. In several studies the clinician-and patient-related causes of poor compliance to treatment in asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients have been evaluated. This study aimed to determine the clinical and sociodemographic characteristics of newly diagnosed treatment-naive asthma and COPD patients in Turkey.