SESSION TITLE: Allergy - Asthma
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: To determine prevalence of Asthma -COPD overlap syndrome among patients previously diagnosed as COPD in Ilorin, Nigeria
METHODS: This was a retrospective study of patients with chronic airway disease (asthma or COPD) between 2010 and 2015 that attended a respiratory clinic in Ilorin Nigeria. We carried out a chart review of cases with diagnosis of chronic airway diseases. GINA syndromic definition of airway disease was used in identifying cases of ACOS.