Is childhood asthma still underdiagnosed and undertreated in Istanbul?


Karadag B. , Karakoc F., Ersu R., Dagli E.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.49, sa.4, ss.508-512, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 49 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2007.02400.x
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.508-512

Özet

Background: Childhood asthma is reported to be underdiagnosed and undertreated worldwide. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the rate of underdiagnosis and undertreatment among children diagnosed with asthma in a tertiary reference center in Turkey.