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PETIP, Sor Elena  and  FLORES, Damary. Evaluative model of the medical pharmaceuticals costs in patients who suffer breathing diseases at the Rafael González Plaza hospital from Naguanagua, Carabobo state. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.33, pp.292-301. ISSN 1695-6141.

At Dr. Rafael González Plaza hospital, the patients with breathing diseases stay in the health service more time than the expected by the doctors. From that, an interest to carry out a research aimed at the proposal of an evaluative model of the medical pharmaceuticals costs in patients who suffer breathing diseases that goes to Rafael González Plaza de Valencia hospital in Carabobo state during the first trimester of the year 2008. The set out research corresponds to the design of the non-experimental research, framed in the field research, modality of viable project. The sample population was 20 hospitalized patients in the men service and 12 administrative staff members. Two tools were applied. The first formed by two parts: the first, with the demographic data of the respondents, has 4 items. The second formed by 6 items referred to the pharmacological cost, is formed by 6 items with alternatives of multiple answers. The second questionnaire is formed by seven questions with closed alternative answers, applied to the administrative staff. The validity was reached by means of the experts' opinions in the field of nursing. The confidentiality, by means of the Alfa de Cromback formula, gave as a result un index of 0,82. The results are contrasted to both stratus, as trying to establish comparison between the emitted answers by the subjects, as far as the users opinions is concerned, actions directed to estimate the pharmacological costs are not carried out, while the administrative staff, refers the opposite. It is recommended the design of an evaluative model of the medical pharmaceuticals costs.

Keywords : Model; Pharmacological Cost; respiratory diseases.

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