COPD: an underdiagnosed disease at hospital environment


Kart L., Akkoyunlu M. E. , Bayram M. , YAKAR F., OZCELIK H. K. , KARAKOSE F., et al.

WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT, cilt.126, ss.73-78, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 126
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00508-013-0458-4
  • Dergi Adı: WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.73-78

Özet

Background and Aim Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious disease with morbidity and mortality due to delayed diagnosis until significant symptoms arise. We aimed to assess the utility of spirometry and COPD Assessment Test (CAT) in detecting undiagnosed COPD patients in a localized area.