A cost-of-illness study estimating the direct cost per asthma exacerbation in Turkey


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BAVBEK S., Mungan D., Turktas H., MISIRLIGİL Z., GEMİCİOĞLU B.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.105, no.4, pp.541-548, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2010.10.011
  • Journal Name: RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.541-548
  • Keywords: Asthma attack, Attack severity, Direct cost items, Health economics, Asthma control, Asthma cost, OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE, RISK-FACTORS, CHILDHOOD ASTHMA, ADULT ASTHMA, HEALTH, MANAGEMENT, BURDEN, SEVERITY, INSIGHTS, SERVICES
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To calculate direct cost per asthma exacerbation at tertiary healthcare centers across Turkey.