Factors affecting the severity of fatigue in male patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Alpaydin A., Aktan R., Keles E., Ozalevli S.

REVISTA CLINICA ESPANOLA, vol.221, no.2, pp.86-92, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 221 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rce.2020.06.015
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.86-92
  • Keywords: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Fatigue, Dyspnea, Physical activity level, Smoking, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, FUNCTIONAL LIMITATIONS, EXERCISE TOLERANCE, COPD, DYSPNEA, INFLAMMATION, MORTALITY, GENDER, SCALE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background and objectives: Fatigue, the second most common symptom after dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, impairs functional capacity and quality of life. This study aims to predict the factors that affect fatigue severity and investigate the effects of fatigue in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.