Predictors of mortality in HIV-associated hospitalizations in Portugal: a hierarchical survival model

@article{Dias2009PredictorsOM,
  title={Predictors of mortality in HIV-associated hospitalizations in Portugal: a hierarchical survival model},
  author={Sara P Dias and Valeska Andreozzi and Maria Lucia Orlandi Martins and Jorge Torgal},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={125 - 125}
}
BACKGROUND The beneficial effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy, increasing survival and the prevention of AIDS defining illness development are well established. However, the annual Portuguese hospital mortality is still higher than expected. It is crucial to understand the hospitalization behaviour to better allocate resources. This study investigates the predictors of mortality in HIV associated hospitalizations in Portugal through a hierarchical survival model. METHODS The study… CONTINUE READING
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