Sentinel areas: a monitoring strategy in public health.

@article{Teixeira2002SentinelAA,
  title={Sentinel areas: a monitoring strategy in public health.},
  author={Maria da Gl{\'o}ria Teixeira and Mauricio Lima Barreto and Maria da Conceiç{\~a}o N. Costa and Agostino Strina and David Martins and Matildes da Silva Prado},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={1189-95}
}
Available techniques for monitoring the health situation have proven insufficient, thus leading to a discussion of the need for their improvement based on new data collection strategies allowing for data use by local health systems. This article presents the methodological basis for a strategy to monitor health problems utilizing demarcated intra-urban… CONTINUE READING