Risk Factors Associated with Mortality of COPD Patients Hospitalised for Exacerbation


NİKSARLIOĞLU E. Y., ERGAN B., DEMİR A. U., TOPELİ İSKİT A., ÇÖPLÜ L.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.14, no.4, pp.134-140, 2013 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ttd.2013.26
  • Journal Name: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-140
  • Keywords: COPD, exacerbation, mortality
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate factors associated with mortality and assess the changes in arterial blood gas (ABG) in patients hospitalised for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).