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, vol.20, no.3, pp.194-203, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.194-203

Abstract

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.