WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ELDERLY AND NON-ELDERLY ASTHMA PATIENTS?


Cakmakci Karadogan D. , Ayhan V., Dursun A. B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.20, sa.3, ss.194-203, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.194-203

Özet

Introduction: Previous studies have shown that diagnostic delay increases the severity of asthma in elderly populations. Addressing the disease characteristics in elderly patients may prevent delayed diagnosis and allow for better asthma control.