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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

On-line version ISSN 1025-0255

Abstract

MIRANDA FRAGOSO, Ángel E et al. Quality of the medical attention to the ischemic heart disease in a health area. AMC [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.4. ISSN 1025-0255.

A cross-sectional descriptive study about the evaluation of the  medical attention quality to a sample of 159 patients with ischemic heart disease was carried out, attended by family doctors at "Julio A. Mella" Hospital of Camagüey municipality in 2004 year.  Variables as: number and consultations quality in a year, number and quality at home  visits in a year, treatment adhesion and control of the patient, were studied. The number of established consultations to 69.81% of the patients and the 81.51% of them the adequate number of home visits, was performed. Only the 6.92% of the patients was adhered to the non-pharmacological treatment. Regarding to the controls number at consultation  carried out to these patients and the highest figure of patients not adhere to the non-pharmacological treatment, was concluded that the optimum quality of medical attention of this illness by the basic team of health has not been reached yet.

Keywords : quality of health care; myocardial ischemia.

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