Analysis of cost minimization of antibiotics administered to surgical patients at a teaching hospital in Brazil
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: SOARES RODRIGUES, Maria Cristina (Universidade de Brasília, Brasília - DF, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Arnaut, Ariane (Universidade de Brasília, Brasília - DF, Brazil)
Objective: Describe direct costs related to antibiotic therapy administered in surgical patients. Methods: The survey was conducted in Surgical Clinical Unit of a teaching hospital of Brazil, in Brasília - DF, between September and December 2008, using the method of analysis of cost minimization (ACM).The sample included 115 surgical patients.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.