Title: The prevalence of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the city of Telavi, Georgia:across-sectional study.
Author: Maglakelidze, Mariam
Institution: Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin
Graduate date: 2010-07-21 (W3C-DTF)
Document: Maglakelidze, Miriam_Abstract_2010.pdf
Description:
COPD, which is defined as an airflow limitation is one of the leading
causes of mortality and morbidity, health expenditures of which have been rising
sharply. The major risk factors of COPD are smoking, outdoor pollution, and indoor pollution. The prevalence of COPD in Georgia is suspected to be high due to high smoking rates and air pollution. However, there is no exact definition for the diagnosis
of COPD in the Georgian State Medical Standards list; alike definition is “Other Chronic Obstructive Diseases of Lung”, official statistics of which is low – 0.097 %.
Classification: 2010 (LCSH)
Language: English
Date Of Record Creation: 2012-09-18 06:33:13 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2012-09-18 06:35:00 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-09-18 06:35:23 (W3C-DTF)

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