Demographic, Clinical and Management Characteristics of Newly Diagnosed COPD Patients in Turkey: A Real-Life Study


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SÜERDEM M., Gunen H., Akyildiz L., ÇİLLİ A., ÖZLÜ T., Uzaslan E., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, vol.15, pp.261-267, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/copd.s211838
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.261-267
  • Keywords: COPD, newly diagnosed, treatment naive, exacerbations, OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE, HEALTH-STATUS, ADHERENCE, ASTHMA, COMORBIDITIES, PREVALENCE, SPIROMETRY, COUNTRIES, OUTCOMES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: In order to determine the clinical and sociodemographic characteristics of newly diagnosed treatment-naive asthma and COPD patients in Turkey, a multicenter study in 2012 was initiated. We aimed to investigate the characteristics and therapies of COPD patients in the original study in more detail.