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  1. An economic evaluation of home-care assistance for AIDS patients : a pilot study in a town in northern italy.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To evaluate the costs and cost-effectiveness of home-care assistance (HCA) as an alternative to hospital-based care only for patients with AIDS (PWA).

    Design

    A 6-month prospective study.

    Use of resources by a control group of PWA receiving ordinary hospital-based care (OC group) was compared with that by a random group of PWA who, in addition to hospital care, were also receiving home care (HC group).

    Setting

    Home- and hospital-based care for PWA in Vicenza, Italy.

    Patients

    HC group selection was based on eligibility criteria for severity of illness, home location and economic and family support.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Analyse coût efficacité, Nord, Soin santé primaire, A domicile, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Economie santé, Italie, Europe, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Cost efficiency analysis, North, Primary health care, At home, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Health economy, Italy, Europe, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0111927

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.