All publications of “Claudio Luiz Lottenberg”

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Qualitative assessment of online information about age-related macular degeneration available in Portuguese

Jorge Agi, Niro Kasahara, Claudio Luiz Lottenberg

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4240

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the quality of online information on age-related macular degeneration available in Portuguese. Methods: The search term “age-related macular degeneration” was used to browse the web using four different search engines. The first 40 websites appearing on match lists provided by each search engine were recorded and those listed in at least three tab pages selected. The Sandvik Severity Index was used as to assess website quality. Results: Quality of information available on selected websites was rated […]

Retinal diseases in a reference center from a Western Amazon capital city

Fernando Korn Malerbi, Nilson Hideo Matsudo, Adriano Biondi Monteiro Carneiro, Claudio Luiz Lottenberg

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3538

ABSTRACTObjective To describe retinal diseases found in patients who were waiting for treatment at a tertiary care hospital in Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil.Methods Patients underwent slit lamp biomicroscopy, dilated fundus exam and ocular ultrasound. Patients were classified according to phakic status and retinal disease of the most severely affected eye.Results A total of 138 patients were examined. The mean age was 51.3 years. Diabetes was present in 35.3% and hypertension in 45.4% of these patients. Cataract was found in 23.2% […]

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 […]

Advanced units: quality measures in urgency and emergency care

Dan Carai Maia Viola, Eduardo Cordioli, Carlos Henrique Sartorato Pedrotti, Mauro Iervolino, Antonio da Silva Bastos Neto, Luis Roberto Natel de Almeida, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014GS2894

Objective:To evaluate, through care indicators, the quality of services rendered to patients considered urgency and emergency cases at an advanced emergency care unit.Methods: We analyzed data from managerial reports of 64,891 medical visits performed in the Emergency Care Unit of the Ibirapuera Unit at Care during the period from June 1st, 2012 through May 31st, 2013. The proposed indicators for the assessment of care were rate of death in the emergency care unit; average length of stay of patients in […]

Effect of implementing an acute myocardial infarction guideline on quality indicators

Marcia Makdisse, Marcelo Katz, Alessandra da Graça Corrêa, Luciano Monte Alegre Forlenza, Marco Antonio Perin, Fábio Sândoli de Brito Júnior, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000300016

Objective:To evaluate the compliance rates to quality of care indicators along the implementation of an acute myocardial infarction clinical practice guideline.METHODS:A clinical guideline for acute myocardial infarction was introduced on March 1st, 2005. Patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction from March 1st, 2005 to December 31st, 2012 (n=1,431) were compared to patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction before the implementation of the protocol (n=306). Compliance rates to quality of care indicators (ASA prescription on hospital admission and discharge, betablockers on […]

Spine surgery cost reduction at a specialized treatment center

Dan Carai Maia Viola, Mario Lenza, Suze Luize Ferraz de Almeida, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Claudio Luiz Lottenberg, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100018

Objective:To compare the estimated cost of treatment of spinal disorders to those of this treatment in a specialized center.METHODS:An evaluation of average treatment costs of 399 patients referred by a Health Insurance Company for evaluation and treatment at the Spine Treatment Reference Center of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. All patients presented with an indication for surgical treatment before being referred for assessment. Of the total number of patients referred, only 54 underwent surgical treatment and 112 received a conservative treatment […]

Haiti’s earthquake: a multiprofessional experience

Milton Steinman, Melissa Simon Gumera, Mario Ferretti, Cristiane Isabela de Almeida, Maria Tereza Augusto Ioshimoto, Silvia Gusman, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082011AE1841

INTRODUCTION On January 12, 2010 an earthquake of 7.0 on the Richter scale struck Haiti, the poorest country in America. The quake’s epicenter was in Leogane with extension to almost all the country also hitting Port-au-Prince, the country’s capital. This disaster caused a huge destruction and devastated more than 250,000 of houses and commercial buildings and left more than a million of homeless people. In the aftermath, this catastrophe caused 230,000 deaths and more than 30,000 wounded people (). () […]