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Cost estimate of hospital stays for premature newborns of adolescent mothers in a Brazilian public hospital

Lutufyo Witson Mwamakamba, Paola Zucchi

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014GS2959

Objective:To estimate the direct costs of hospital stay for premature newborns of adolescent mothers, in a public hospitalb>Methods:A cost estimate study conducted between 2009 and 2011, in which direct hospital costs were estimated for premature newborns of adolescent mothers, with 22 to 36 6/7 gestational weeks, and treated at the neonatal unit of the hospital.b>Results: : In 2006, there were 5,180 deliveries at this hospital, and 17.8% (922) were newborns of adolescent mothers, of which 19.63% (181) were admitted to […]

Therapeutic touch: influence on vital signs of newborns

Nadia Christina Oliveira Ramada, Fabiane de Amorim Almeida, Mariana Lucas da Rocha Cunha

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400003

Objective:To compare vital signs before and after the therapeutic touch observed in hospitalized newborns in neonatal intensive care unit.METHODS:This was a quasi-experimental study performed at a neonatal intensive care unit of a municipal hospital, in the city of São Paulo (SP), Brazil. The sample included 40 newborns submitted to the therapeutic touch after a painful procedure. We evaluated the vital signs, such as heart and respiratory rates, temperature and pain intensity, before and after the therapeutic touch.RESULTS:The majority of newborns […]

The epidemiological profile of Pediatric Intensive Care Center at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

Camila Sanches Lanetzki, Carlos Augusto Cardim de Oliveira, Lital Moro Bass, Sulim Abramovici, Eduardo Juan Troster

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100005

Objective:This study outlined the epidemiological profiles of patients who were admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Center at Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital during 2009.METHODS:Data were retrospectively collected for all patients admitted to the PICC during 2009. A total of 433 medical charts were reviewed, and these data were extracted using the DATAMARTS System and analyzed using the statistical software package STATA, version 11.0.RESULTS:There were no statistically significant differences in regards to patient gender, and the predominant age group consisted of […]