Prevalence of COPD: First epidemiological study of a large region in Turkey


Gunen H., HACIEVLİYAGİL S. S. , YETKİN Ö. , GÜLBAŞ G. , Mutlu L. C. , PEHLİVAN E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, cilt.19, ss.499-504, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ejim.2007.06.028
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.499-504

Özet

Background: Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide, epidemiological data oil COPD is very limited. This study was designed to obtain some baseline data on COPD in the Malatya region of Turkey.