FREQUENCY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND DRUG USE IN TURKISH ELDERLY POPULATION FOLLOWED UP AT CARDIOLOGY CLINICS: THE ELDERTURK STUDY


ZOGHİ M. , Ozyuncu N., OZAL E., CAKMAK H. A. , YAYLA C., Icli A., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.20, no.2, pp.73-81, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.73-81

Abstract

Introduction: In Turkey, there is a lack of data on the frequency of cardiovascular diseases, risk factors, co-morbid diseases, and drug usage among the elderly population. We aimed to compile a data of frequency of cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular risk factors, concomitant diseases, and drug usage among elderly patients visiting cardiology clinics in Turkey.