Martín Romero

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OBJECTIVE To estimate, according to the states of disease (remission or relapse) and her level of progression (EDSS), the cost of treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Colombia. METHODS From the perspective of the third payer, a cost study of MS was performed using two-way estimation techniques: a) "Top down" to estimate the costs during relapses from(More)
The purpose of this review is to do a discussion about the use of the HRQoL as a health measure of the populations that enable to analyze its potential use as a measure of development and efficiency of health systems. The principal use of the HRQoL is in health technologies economics evaluation; however this measure can be use in public health when need to(More)
INTRODUCTION The cost of Expanded Programs on Immunization (EPI) is an important aspect of the economic and financial analysis needed for planning purposes. Costs also are needed for cost-effectiveness analysis of introducing new vaccines. We describe a costing tool that improves the speed, accuracy, and availability of EPI costs and that was piloted in(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the study is to estimate the frequency of multimorbidity in type 2 diabetes patients classified by health statuses in a European region and to determine the impact on pharmaceutical expenditure. METHODS Cross-sectional study of the inhabitants of a southeastern European region with a population of 5,150,054, using data(More)
BACKGROUND The recent avian influenza epidemic in Asia and the H1N1 pandemic demonstrated that influenza A viruses pose a threat to global public health. The animal origins of the viruses confirmed the potential for interspecies transmission. Swine are hypothesized to be prime "mixing vessels" due to the dual receptivity of their trachea to human and avian(More)
In Südchile folgen in südlicher Richtung vier Vegetationsgebiete aufeinander: Hartlaubwälder (arid), temperierte Sommerwälder (semihumid — humid), nordpatagonische und subantarktische Regenwälder (humid — perhumid, temperiert bis kühl). In der valdivianischen Übergangszone zwischen 38–42° südl. Br. treffen sich Florenelemente insbesondere der letzten drei(More)