To describe the use of services and associated costs for HIV-infected patients by stage of infection in the context of changing patterns of presentation and survival.
A retrospective analysis of inpatient and outpatient case-notes of 335 AIDS patients and a survey of HIV-related care provided by 37 departments at St Mary's Hospital, London.
Survival from time of diagnosis of AIDS, time from diagnosis of HIV infection to AIDS, and use and costs of services per patient-year were outcome measures.
During the study period 1 january 1982 to 30 September 1989, 152 AIDS patients were diagnosed before 1987 (group 1) and 183 since 1987 (group 2), most of whom were homosexual men.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Stade clinique, Survie, Analyse coût, Hôpital, Economie santé, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme, Immunodéficit, Immunopathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Clinical stage, Survival, Cost analysis, Hospital, Health economy, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Human, Immune deficiency, Immunopathology
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Cote : 94-0214888
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.