Sveikatos prieži?ros paslaug? sergantiesiems erkiniu encefalitu prieinamumo ir kokyb?s vertinimas Kauno regione Assessment of health care services quality and accessibility for tick-borne encephalitis patients in Kaunas region
Assessment of health care services quality and accessibility for tick-borne encephalitis patients in Kaunas region
Supervisor Janina Petkevi?ien?, Dr.Sc.Assoc. Prof., Department of Social Medicine.
Faculty of Public Health, Kaunas University of Medicine.- Kaunas, 2005.-P.68
Key words: tick-borne encephalitis, quality and accessibility of health care services
Incidence of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is increasing by data of Lithuanian health information center.
Aim of the study – to assess accessibility and quality of health care services for TBE patients in Kaunas region.
Objectives: to establish peculiarities of transmission TBE infection and opinion about TBE prophylaxis of reconvalescents; to evaluate duration of admission period of TBE patients to specialized hospital and peculiarities of monitoring after discharging and satisfaction with health care services; to determine standpoint of general practitioners (GP) on TBE prophylaxis and reconvalescents monitoring problems.
Methods. Case histories of TBE patients treated in Kaunas Clinical Hospital of Infectious Diseases in years 2001-2002 (n=187) analyzed. Questionnaires about state of health and assessment of quality of health care services during period of illness and reconvalescence were posted. 104 answers received. Questionnaires about standpoint on TBE control problems handed to 150 GP and returned by 101. Original questionnaires used. Differences between groups assessed using Mann-Whitney
Advisor:Bu?i?nien?, Ilona; Bagdonas, Eugenijus; Misevi?ien?, Irena; Raškevi?ien?, Rita; Petrauskien?, Jadvyga; Kal?dien?, Ramun?; Gendvilis, Stasys; Starkuvien?, Skirmant?; Petkevi?ien?, Janina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:quality and accessibility of health care servic sveikatos prieži?ros paslaug? kokyb? prieinamumas erkinis encefalitas tick borne encephalitis
Date of Publication:06/07/2005