Costs of the Patients Hospitalized with Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in a University Hospital


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Yildirim F., Turk M. , Ozturk C.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, cilt.17, ss.171-175, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/ejp.2015.74936
  • Dergi Adı: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.171-175

Özet

Objective: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), although a preventable and treatable disease continues to be a major health problem. Acute exacerbations of COPD is a major cause of hospitalization of patients and it constitutes a significant portion of COPD-related health care costs. In this study, we aimed to determine the cost of patients hospitalized with acute exacerbations of COPD in a university hospital.