All publications of “Aline Pinheiro dos Santos Cortada”

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Comparison of thromboprophylaxis patterns in arthroplasty in public and private hospitals

Aline Pinheiro dos Santos Cortada, Telma Gomes da Silva, André Campos da Silva, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Renata Leborato Guerra, Maíra Libertad Soligo Takemoto, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015GS3057

ObjectiveTo compare therapy for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism and costs related to hospitalization of patients undergoing total knee and hip replacement within the context of the Brazilian health system.MethodsA retrospective study of patients undergoing arthroplasty in 2010 in a public hospital and two private hospitals in the state of São Paulo, conducted by means of medical record review. Costs were estimated based on the use of health care resources during hospitalization. A descriptive analysis was performed using frequency and mean […]