Archives for October, 2011

Editorial : Epidemiology of Asthma

Ratnawati. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):172-5. Asma merupakan penyakit kronik yang banyak diderita oleh anak dan dewasa baik di negara maju maupun di negara berkembang. Sekitar 300 juta manusia di dunia menderita asma dan diperkirakan akan terus meningkat hingga mencapai 400 juta pada tahun 2025. Meskipun dengan pengobatan efektif, angka morbiditas dan mortalitas asma masih tetap […]

Prevalence of Asthma Amongst 13 – 14 Years Old Student in Jakarta Using ISAAC Questionnaire

Yunus F, Rasmin M, Sutoyo DK, Wiyono WH, Antariksa B, Fitriani F, et al. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):176-80. Abstract Introduction: Prevalence of asthma in children in Indonesia varies from 2.1% to 32.2% depends on location of the study and method of study (questionnaire vs bronchoprovocation testing). This study using the ISAAC (International Study of Asthma […]

Prevalence of Asthma Based on ISAAC Questionnaire and Relationship with The Factors that Affect Asthma Among Junior High School in Intensive Regional Population at West Jakarta 2008

Zulfikar T, Yunus F, Wiyono WH. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):181-92. Abstract Introduction: Asthma prevalence is increasing in all part of the world including Indonesia. This research to know asthma prevalence of 13–14 years old children in West Jakarta in 2008. To know relationship between asthma prevalence and wheeze, night cough, asthma in the last 12 […]

Prevalence of Asthma Based on ISAAC Questionaire and Asthma Medication Pattern Among Junior High School Students at Kepulauan Seribu in 2008

Hidayat S, Yunus F. Antariksa B. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):193-202. Abstract Introduction: Prevalence of asthma is still rising in developed countries including Indonesian. Asthma is one of the most important diseases in childhood, causing substansial morbidity. This study using the ISAAC (International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood) questionnaire to determine asthma prevalence in […]

The Effect of Educational Background, Stress, Parents, Friends and Advertising on Smoking Behaviour Among Students at Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta

Musdalifah, Setijadi AR. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):203-9. Abstract Introduction: Smoking is a global health problem and Indonesia has the 3rd largest number of smoker in Asia. Smoking behaviour in college students is more often found. Medical college students should avoid smoking behaviour and support anti smoking campaign. Objective of this were determine the infuence of […]

Mechanism of Corticosteroid Resistance in Asthma

Rozaliyani A, Susanto AD, Swidarmoko B, Yunus F. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):210-23. Abstract Asthmatic patients have a specifc pattern of airway infammation that underlies the clinical features. Corticosteroids known to be useful for controlling asthma and have a major effect  in reducing infammation of the airway wall, suppress the expression of various genes in the […]

Role of Aging and Cellular Senescence in Pathogenesis of COPD

Kurniawan FD, Andarini SL, Yunus F. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):224-32. Abstract Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) prevalence in the elderly is increasing. During aging, lung structure and function deteriorate and increase pathogenetic susceptibility to COPD. Aging is a progressive decline of homeostasis that occurs after the reproductive phase of life is complete and leading to […]