[Cost of heart failure in the Unified Health System].

@article{Arajo2005CostOH,
  title={[Cost of heart failure in the Unified Health System].},
  author={Denizar Vianna Ara{\'u}jo and Leandro Reis Tavares and Renata Ver{\'i}ssimo and Marcos Bosi Ferraz and Evandro Tinoco Mesquita},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={
          422-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the direct and indirect costs of ambulatory and in-patient treatments of heart failure during 2002, in the University Hospital Antonio Pedro, Niterói. METHODS A cross-sectional and retrospective study on utilization and valuation of resources in 70 patients, consecutively selected, under ambulatory and in-patient treatment. Questionnaires and records of the patients were used for data collection. The resources used were evaluated in Brazilian Reais (2002). The study's… CONTINUE READING

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