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A Study of Managed Care Guideline of Preoperative Assessment in ENT Ward at Bazarganan Hospital in Tehran

Audiology. 2006;15(1):47-52


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Journal Title: Audiology

ISSN: 1735-1936 (Print); 2008-2657 (Online)

Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences

LCC Subject Category: Medicine

Country of publisher: Iran, Islamic Republic of

Language of fulltext: Persian

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Ashkan Nasiripour

Ali Ebrazeh

Bahram Delgoshaei


Blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 5 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Background and Aim: In recent years, attention of the health care managers is attracted to three factors including promotion of services quality, accessibility and procurement of financial resources of relevant organizations. The aim of this study is to consider the executive status of guideline of managed health care for preoperative assessments of ENT patients at Bazarganan Hospital in 2005. Materials and Methods: The present research is conducted on 140 cases in descriptive form. The research information is collected by using a check list. Indexes and method of descriptive statistics are used for the data analysis and statistical study. Results: Of one hundred and forty ENT patient records, in 136 (97%) of the cases American Society of Anesthesia criteria had been registered. Vital signs, patient histories and CBC were recorded in 137 (98%), 138 (99.5%) and 139 (98.3%) patients recordes, respectively. Eight (69.7%) over 60 years old cases had been X-rayed. EKG has been performed on all fifteen cases over 40 years old. Thirty nine (28%) recordes contained internist and cardiologist counselling. Conclusions: Assessment of guidline indicates very good status. Application of managed care guidelines of preoperative assessment in ENT surgeries could play a crucial role in reducing complication of ENT surgeries and the improvement of the implication of the guidelines.