Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/55085
Title: Trends on Diabetes Mellitus's healthcare management in Spain 2007-2015.
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Issue Date: 22-Aug-2019
Citation: Diabetes Res Clin Pract.2019 Oct;(156):107824
Abstract: To analyze the trends on diabetes mellitus (DM) healthcare management in Spain. Retrospective observational study between January 1st 2007 and 31th December 2015 with DM as the principal diagnosis. The main clinical outcome measures were all-cause, in-hospital mortality and 30-day readmissions. We also analyze three Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) for DM. The number of hospitalization episodes decreased significantly as well as the frequentation rate and average length of stay (Incidence Rate Ratio [IRR] = 0.963, p  The present analysis shows an improvement in hospitalizations related to DM in Spain in the period 2007-2015. There was also a decrease in the frequentation rate and in the average length of stay. These findings are probably explained by quality improvements in the healthcare management of the DM at the ambulatory level. However, there were important differences in the management of diabetic inpatients both at the hospital and the regional level.
PMID: 31446112
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/55085
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