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BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease of increasing significance in terms of economic and social burden due to its increasing prevalence and high costs. Direct costs of COPD are mostly associated with hospitalization expenditures. In this study, our objective was to investigate the costs of hospitalization and factors(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) in long-distance drivers located in the Zonguldak area and to show the correlation between OSAS and traffic accidents. METHODS In this study, 241 long-distance drivers who were residents of Zonguldak province were interviewed face-to-face and a(More)
PURPOSE Syncope is an atypical presentation for acute pulmonary embolism (APE). There are conflicting data concerning syncope and prognosis of APE. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred and seventy-nine consecutive patients aged 22-96 years (median, 68 years) with APE were retrospectively enrolled in the study. RESULTS Prevalence of syncope was 13% (n=23) at(More)
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