publication . Article . 2021

Organization of primary health care in pandemics

Thiago Dias Sarti; Welington Serra Lazarini; Leonardo Ferreira Fontenelle; Ana Paula Santana Coelho Almeida;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2021 Journal: Revista Brasileira de Medicina de Família e Comunidade, volume 16, issue 43 (issn: 1809-5909, eissn: 2179-7994, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina de Família e Comunidade
Abstract
<jats:p>Background: The world is experiencing one of the greatest public health emergencies in history with the global spread of COVID-19. Health systems, including Primary Health Care (PHC) services, are pillars of pandemic coping strategies. Objective: To systematic review of the literature that analyzes the effectiveness of PHC organization strategies in the context of epidemics. Methods: We performed a rapid systematic literature review on MEDLINE (via PubMed), EMBASE and LILACS (via VHL), in order to analyze empirical studies on the effectiveness of PHC organization strategies in the context of epidemics to improve access and reduce morbidity and mortality....
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free text keywords: Primary Health Care, Pandemics, Epidemics, Health Services, Disaster Planning, Medicine (General), R5-920, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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