SESSION TITLE: Allergy - Asthma
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: Asthma accounted for 1% of the global burden of disease. The impact of asthma on individuals is often all encompassing, affecting not only physical health, but also social and economic well-being. Social and economic factors are integral to understanding asthma and its care. Objective: To assess the physical, social and economic impact of asthma on the lives of adult patients attending tertiary hospitals in Nigeria.