Beliefs and preferences regarding biological treatments for severe asthma

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Bikov A., OĞUZÜLGEN İ. K., Baiardini I., Contoli M., Emelyanov A., Fassio O., ...More

WORLD ALLERGY ORGANIZATION JOURNAL, vol.13, no.7, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.waojou.2020.100441
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Background: Severe asthma is a serious condition with a significant burden on patients' morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. Some biological therapies targeting the IgE and interleukin-5 (IL5) mediated pathways are now available. Due to the lack of direct comparison studies, the choice of which medication to use varies. We aimed to explore the beliefs and practices in the use of biological therapies in severe asthma, hypothesizing that differences will occur depending on the prescribers' specialty and experience.