[Characterization and Evolution of Avoidable Admissions in Portugal: The Impact of Two Methodologic Approaches].

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INTRODUCTION The aim of this study is to evaluate the health systems performance through the avoidable hospital admissions, once these have gained international relevance. We used two different methods to identify the admissions for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions, describing the Portuguese reality and evolution. MATERIAL AND METHODS Over 12 million… (More)

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@article{Sarmento2015CharacterizationAE, title={[Characterization and Evolution of Avoidable Admissions in Portugal: The Impact of Two Methodologic Approaches].}, author={Jo{\~a}o Sarmento and Conceiç{\~a}o de F{\'a}tima Alves and Paula Oliveira and Rita C. O. Sebasti{\~a}o and R Blanco Santana}, journal={Acta medica portuguesa}, year={2015}, volume={28 5}, pages={590-600} }