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Aug 14, 2019

WCP-2019

SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC AND CLINICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PATIENTS IN THE DAY-HOSPITAL OF THE HOSPITAL MAGALHÃES LEMOS

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mental health

day hospital

partial hospitalization

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mental health

day hospital

partial hospitalization

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Objectives: It is intended to characterize the socio-demographic and clinical profile of the patients followed in a day hospital in Hospital Magalhães Lemos in the year 2017 and 2018. Background: The day hospital represents an alternative to acute treatment in complete hospitalization, allowing the provision of adequate treatment in a less restrictive environment. According to the studies, this modality of treatment has benefits both in psychopathology and social functioning, highlighting as factors that contribute to its success the less restrictive environment, the maintenance of contact with the environment and the exchange of experiences with others patients. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective descriptive study performed at the day hospital of the Hospital Magalhães Lemos. We included all patients followed in a day hospital from January 2017 to December 2018. The collection of socio-demographic and clinical data was performed through the clinical process and were treated statistically. Results and Conclusions: A total of 72 patients were studied and the following data were collected: socio-demographic, such as gender, age, marital status, professional status; clinical information such as psychiatric diagnosis, number of previous partial and complete admissions; and information about the period of treatment in the day hospital, including admission route, duration of hospitalization, discharge type and post-discharge referral. This study will allow a better knowledge of the profile of the population followed in day hospital allowing the application of health strategies compatible with the characteristics found.

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