Clinical features and risk factors in children with acute asthma attack

Karagol C., ERTOY KARAGÖL H. İ., Keles S., Artafc H., Reisli I.

ASTIM ALLERJI IMMUNOLOJI, vol.10, no.2, pp.70-77, 2012 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.70-77
  • Keywords: Children, asthma attacks, prevention, smoking, severity
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Objective: Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in childhood and has a high prevalence, morbidity and mortality. Acute asthma attacks are the most significant factor in the determination of the mortality and morbidity of asthma. The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors, clinical characteristics and the response of treatment of asthma attacks in children.