All publications of “Mauro Iervolino”

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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 […]

Adverse drug events leading to emergency department visits in elderly: the role of inappropriate prescription

José Marcelo Farfel, Tarso Augusto Duenhas Accorsi, Marcelo Franken, Sueli Pinto Doudement, Mariane Moran, Mauro Iervolino, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1473

ABSTRACTObjective:Adverse drug reactions are more incident among the elderly and are frequently associated to inappropriate prescription for this group. The objective of the current study was to investigate the incidence and the characteristics of emergency department visits, related to inappropriate prescription, at the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein.Methods:Patients aged 60 years or older, admitted to the emergency department at Unidade Avançada Ibirapuera of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, were included in the study. Potentially inappropriate medication for the elderly was evaluated using […]