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

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


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.