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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Factors associated with home care: support for care management within the SUS
Author: Pires, MRGM
Duarte, EC
Gottems, LBD
Figueiredo, NVF
Spagnol, CA
Abstract: The identification of variables associated with the type of home care (HC) of the users of the Unified Health System (UHS) contributes to the management of care in the Health Care Network (HCN). The objective was to identify variables associated with HC users in Basic Health Units (BHU) selected from Belo Horizonte. It was a transversal study in two BHU with all users (n=114) in HC in the covered area. We used a multiple logistic regression analysis for selection (stepwise) of significant variables. Greater clinical involvement of users (OR=27.47), a sad emotional state (OR=24.36), risk for pressure ulcer by the Braden scale (OR=7.6) and semidependence by the Katz ADL index (OR=63.8) were obtained and were strongly associated with the type of HC (p<0.05). Variables based on the social, family and clinical context of the subjects subsidized the integral approach and decision-making of the healthcare team.
Subject: Primary Health Care
Home Care Services
Standard of care
Unified Health System
Country: Brasil
Editor: Univ Sao Paolo
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0080-623420130000300018
Date Issue: 2013
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