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Resolubility of eye care in a secondary care center: a quantitative approach

Inês Paula Regina Mainini Oliveira ORCID logo , Silmara Meneguin ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019GS4385

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the resolubility of ophthalmologic care in an integrated health center. Methods This was a cross-sectional study including 816 patients who were attended from November 2013 to November of 2015. Data were collected from a medical consultation database and patients’ medical records. Results The majority of participants were women, non-diabetic, and had high school education. The main cause of referral for ophthalmologic evaluation was the consultation with a specialist, the waiting time for consultation was shorter for […]

Hospitalization costs of severe bacterial pneumonia in children: comparative analysis considering different costing methods

Sheila Elke Araujo Nunes, Ruth Minamisava, Maria Aparecida da Silva Vieira, Alexander Itria, Vicente Porfirio Pessoa Junior, Ana Lúcia Sampaio Sgambatti de Andrade, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS3855

ABSTRACT Objective To determine and compare hospitalization costs of bacterial community-acquired pneumonia cases via different costing methods under the Brazilian Public Unified Health System perspective. Methods Cost-of-illness study based on primary data collected from a sample of 59 children aged between 28 days and 35 months and hospitalized due to bacterial pneumonia. Direct medical and non-medical costs were considered and three costing methods employed: micro-costing based on medical record review, micro-costing based on therapeutic guidelines and gross-costing based on the […]

Public private partnership in vascular surgery

Cynthia de Almeida Mendes, Alexandre de Arruda Martins, Marcelo Passos Teivelis, Sérgio Kuzniec, Nelson Wolosker

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014gs3029

Objective To describe and analyze the results of a public-private partnership between the Ministry of Health and a private hospital in a project of assistance and scientific research in the field of endovascular surgery.Methods:The flows, costs and clinical outcomes of patients treated in a the public-private partnership between April 2012 and July 2013 were analyzed. All patients underwent surgery and stayed at least one day at the intensive care unit of the private hospital. They also participated in a research […]

Circumcisions for medical reasons in the Brazilian public health system: epidemiology and trends

Fernando Korkes, Jarques Lucio Silva II, Antonio Carlos Lima Pompeo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000300015

Objective:To evaluate the epidemiological factors associated to medical circumcision, based on data from the Brazilian public health system.METHODS:Using the Unified Health System public database between 1984 and 2010, hospital admissions associated with surgical treatment of phimosis were searched. A total of 668,818 men admitted to public hospitals who underwent circumcision were identified and included in the present study.RESULTS:A mean±standard deviation of 47.8±13.4 circumcisions/100,000 men/year was performed through the Unified Health System for medical reasons. During the 27-year period evaluated, 1.3% […]