Evaluation of asthma and COPD awareness in primary care doctors in Turkey


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Ersu R., BİNGÖL KARAKOÇ G., Yildiz F., KÖKTÜRK N., Mungan D., Ekinci B., ...More

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.64, no.2, pp.152-162, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.26564
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.152-162
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Chronic pulmonary diseases cause significant morbidity and mortality. However awareness about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and traetment of these disorders is low among patients and health care providers. Our aim was to evaluate the awareness of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among primary care doctors. This study was performed by the national Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases programme.