The Effect of a Training Program on Oral Health and Behavior Change in Asthma Patients

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TAŞKIN YILMAZ F., Cinar S., Yilmaz A., Kumsar A. K.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.33, no.4, pp.411-418, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2016.13234
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-418
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Asthma is a chronic disease which is prevalent throughout the world. Physical problems such as deterioration in oral health, which may occur due to the triggering factors of asthma as well as the ineffective use of asthma medicine, seem to affect the daily lives of asthma patients. Therefore, it is important to protect oral health and promote positive behavior changes in asthma patients in order to achieve effective treatment and asthma control.