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Surgical treatment of skin carcinomas in the Brazilian Unified Health System: costs analysis.
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PMID:  24573621     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the costs of the surgical treatment of cutaneous carcinomas held in the Plastic Surgery service at a university hospital in patients of the Unified Health System (SUS).
METHODS: we included seventy-one patients recorded their demographic and operation data. For analysis of direct costs we considered the period of patient hospitalization, including human and material costs.
RESULTS: The average equipment cost per procedure was R$ 324.70, and the mean cost of hospital service, according to the table of SUS, was R$ 193.66. Thus, we obtained an average total cost of R$ 518.36 per procedure. However, the average amount refunded by the SUS per hospital procedure was R$ 429.19.
CONCLUSION: Surgical treatment of cutaneous carcinomas generated for the hospital an average deficit of R$ 89.16 per procedure.
Authors:
Karine Helena Bócoli; Daniela Francescato Veiga; Isaías Vieira Cabral; Marcelo Prado de Carvalho; Neil Ferreira Novo; Joel Veiga Filho; Lydia Masako Ferreira
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista do Colegio Brasileiro de Cirurgioes     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1809-4546     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Col Bras Cir     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-2-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809515     Medline TA:  Rev Col Bras Cir     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  449-452     Citation Subset:  -    
Vernacular Title:
Tratamento cirúrgico de carcinomas cutâneos pelo Sistema Único de Saúde: análise de custos.
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