All publications of “Cláudio Schvartsman”

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Association between participation and compliance with Continuing Medical Education and care production by physicians: a cross-sectional study

Renato Melli Carrera, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Paulo David Scatena Gonçales, Flavio Rocha Brito Marques, Camila Sardenberg, Milton Glezer, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3189

ObjectivePhysician participation in Continuing Medical Education programs may be influenced by a number of factors. To evaluate the factors associated with compliance with the Continuing Medical Education requirements at a private hospital, we investigated whether physicians’ activity, measured by volumes of admissions and procedures, was associated with obtaining 40 Continuing Medical Education credits (40 hours of activities) in a 12-month cycle.MethodsIn an exclusive and non-mandatory Continuing Medical Education program, we collected physicians’ numbers of hospital admissions and numbers of surgical […]

Morbidity due trauma in children of the community of Paraisopolis, São Paulo, Brazil

Renata Dejtiar Waksman, Renato Melli Carrera, Erica Santos, Sulim Abramovici, Cláudio Schvartsman

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2434

Objective:: To identify the factors that determine unintentional injuries in children living in the community of Paraisopolis, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.Methods: A cross-sectional and non-controlled study. Data collected during 4 consecutive months through questionnaires filled out for the Einstein Program in Paraisopolis Community included identification of the patient and his/her family, scholarity level, housing conditions, storage of hazardous products, access to the streets and concrete slab ceilings, supervision, and trauma mechanism involved. The observed data were treated […]

Mortality in a pediatric secondary-care hospital in post-conflict Liberia in 2009

Thomaz Bittencourt Couto, Sylvia Costa Lima Farhat, Tony Reid, Cláudio Schvartsman

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400002

Objective:To describe and analyze the causes of death in a pediatric secondary-care hospital (run by Médecins sans Frontières), in Monrovia, Liberia, 6 years post-civil war, to determine the quality of care and mortality in a setting with limited resources.METHODS:Data were retrospectively collected from March 2009 to October 2009. Patient charts and laboratory records were reviewed to verify cause of death. Additionally, charts of patients aged over 1 month with an infectious cause of death were analyzed for decompensated septic shock, […]

Physicians’ attitude towards tobacco dependence in a private hospital in the city of São Paulo, Brazil

Alessandra Maria Julião, Ana Luiza Lourenço Simões Camargo, Vanessa de Albuquerque Cítero, Mara Fernandes Maranhão, Alfredo Maluf Neto, Ângela Tavares Paes, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200004

Objective:To investigate how often physicians identify and treat tobacco dependence and whether characteristics as gender, age, marital status, medical specialty and smoking status can influence their attitude towards this question.METHODS:A cross-sectional study was performed on 515 physicians working in a private hospital in São Paulo, Brazil, using a confidential voluntary questionnaire sent and answered electronically.RESULTS:We found that 89% of physicians who answered the research questionnaire often or always asked their patients about smoking habits, but only 39% often or always […]