Makiko Martinez

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BACKGROUND Living donor (LD) transplantation has increased recently, but psychosocial aspects of living donation have not been well characterized, as risk factors for the donors. ELIPSY is a project confunded by EAHC, seeking to develop a common methodology for all EU countries for LD assessment/follow-up in the psychosocial sphere (www.eulivingdonor.eu).(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the everyday lives and public healthcare needs of Brazilian nursing mothers and pregnant women residing in Japan, during the pregnancy and postpartum period, and the difficulties experienced in using or accessing the Japanese public healthcare system. METHODS The participants included 10 Brazilian expectant mothers who were(More)
To compete and survive in a managed care market, academic health centers must develop integrated delivery systems in general and an integrated primary care system in particular. However, the departmental-based structure at most academic health centers is ill-suited to this purpose. Service and education are usually segregated by department, and the(More)
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