Effects of biomass smoke on pulmonary functions: a case control study


BALCAN M. B. , Akan S., Ugurlu A. O. , Handemir B. O. , CEYHAN B. , ÖZKAYA Ş.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, cilt.11, ss.1615-1622, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2147/copd.s109056
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1615-1622

Özet

Background: Biomass smoke is the leading cause of COPD in developing countries such as Turkey. In rural areas of Turkey, females are more exposed to biomass smoke because of traditional lifestyles.