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Cost-effectiveness of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Patients with chronic respiratory disease are heavy users of health care and social services resources worldwide. Although the major goals of pulmonary rehabilitation programs are to reduce levels of morbidity and to improve ...
Análise das vantagens de duas técnicas anestésicas - Venosa e inalatória - Para colecistectomia por videolaparoscopia
Background and Objectives - It is essential to reduce health care costs without impairing the quality of care. Propofol is associated to faster recovery and it is known that post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) costs are high. ...
Implications of global pricing policies on access to innovative drugs: the case of Trastuzumab in seven latin american countries
(Cambridge University Press, 2015)
OBJECTIVES: Differential pricing, based on countries' purchasing power, is recommended by the World Health Organization to secure affordable medicines. However, in developing countries innovative drugs often have similar ...
Health economics and health preference concepts to orthopedics practitioners
(Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia, 2014-01-01)
The aim of this study was to describe concepts of health economics in order to update and provide the orthopedic practitioner decision making parameters based on preferences. Four basic types of studies of economical ...
Decentralization and equity of resource allocation: Evidence from Colombia and Chile
Objective: To investigate the relation between decentralization and equity of resource allocation in Colombia and Chile. Methods: The "decision space" approach and analysis of expenditures and utilization rates were used ...