An epidemiologic study of physician-diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Turkish population: COPDTURKEY-1


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Ozdemir T., YILMAZ DEMİRCİ N. , KILIÇ H., Koc O., KAYA A., ÖZTÜRK C.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.50, sa.1, ss.132-140, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1908-35
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.132-140

Özet

Background/aim: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease characterized by persistent airflow limitation and respiratory symptoms. It is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Our data on COPD in Turkey are limited. This study was intended to examine the epidemiologic characteristics of COPD in the Turkish population, between 2012 and 2016.