Paola Bruno de Araújo Andreoli

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OBJECTIVE To assess patient's level of oxygenation by means of pulse oximetry, avoiding hypoxia (that causes rapid and severe damage), hyperoxia, and waste. METHODS Calculations were made with a 7% margin of error and a 95% confidence interval. Physical therapists were instructed to check pulse oximetry of all patients with prescriptions for physical(More)
Medication error is a frequent adverse event in health care. In this study, we checked each medication dose in 744 medical orders and identified a prevalence rate of 0.53 medication errors per medical order. The highest prevalence was in the critical care unit (0.98), and the most frequent type was dose omission (53%). The results were published bimonthly(More)
A systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses of mental health consultation-liaison interventions in general hospitals was conducted. Few studies have evaluated the cost-effectiveness of consultation-liaison interventions, and only two articles met the criteria for inclusion in the review. The comparable variable was length of the hospital stay. It(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the quality of a multiprofessional healthcare model for in-hospital patients by means of two performance indicators (communication and knowledge about the case). METHODS A cross-sectional study assessed the knowledge that professionals had about the clinical information of patients and the use of communication strategies by the team.(More)
OBJECTIVE To design an instrument composed of domains that would demonstrate physical therapy activities and generate a consistent index to represent the quality of care in physical therapy. METHODS The methodology Lean Six Sigma was used to design the tool. The discussion involved seven different management groups staff. By means of brainstorming and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relevance of subjective criteria adopted by a psychiatry and psychology consultation-liaison service, and their suitability in the evaluation of case registries and objective results. METHODS Semi-structured interviews were conducted and all supervisors of the university hospital service were interviewed. Routinely collected(More)
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