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A bacteriological study of hospital beds before and after disinfection with phenolic disinfectant
In hospitals, one of the ways to control microbial contamination is by disinfecting the furniture used by patients. This study's main objective was to evaluate the microbiological condition of hospital mattresses before ...
Filamentous fungi vectored by ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a public hospital in north-eastern Brazil
Background: The increase in opportunistic fungal infections has led to the search for putative sources of contamination in hospital environments. Aim: Ants in a public hospital in Itabuna, north-eastern Brazil were examined ...
Philanthropic general hospitals: a new setting for psychiatric admissions
(Revista De Saude PublicaSao PauloBrasil, 2006)
Structure for prevention of health care-associated infections in Brazilian hospitals: A countrywide study
(Elsevier B.V., 2016-01-01)
Background: Minimal structure is required for effective prevention of health careeassociated infection (HAI). The objective of this study was to evaluate the structure for prevention of HAI in a sample of Brazilian hospitals. ...
Psychiatric Hospital Beds and Prison Populations in South America Since 1990 Does the Penrose Hypothesis Apply?
(American Medical Association, 2015)
IMPORTANCE In 1939, English mathematician, geneticist, and psychiatrist Lionel Sharples Penrose hypothesized that the numbers of psychiatric hospital beds and the sizes of prison populations were inversely related; 75 years ...
Chilean hospitals: availability and productivity of the public and private sectors Los hospitales chilenos: dotación y productividad de los sectores público y privado.
Hospital bed availability, trends in number of beds, productivity and administrative aspects in the public and private hospital sectors are analyzed. At present, there are 3.3 beds per 1000 population in Chile. This ...
Resultado da implantação de um Núcleo Interno de Regulação de Leitos nos indicadores administrativo-assistenciais em um hospital de ensino
Objective To compare hospital indicators before and after implementing an Internal Bed Regulation Committee at a reference hospital. Methods It is an quantitative, evaluation, exploratory, descriptive and cross-sectional ...
Gastos hospitalarios en pacientes con fascioliasis en fase aguda, hidatidosis de tratamiento quirúrgico y neurocisticercosis en un hospital general en Chile
(Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2014)
BACKGROUND: Acute fascioliasis (FA), cystic echinococcosis (CE) and neurocysticercosis (NCC) are three endemic parasitic diseases in Chile for whom there is scarce information about the economic impact they represent during ...