Death from dengue fever as a sentinel event for evaluation of quality of healthcare: a case study in two municipalities in Northeast Brazil, 2008.
- Autores: Braga C, Brito CA, Cazarin G, Cesse EÂ, Figueiró AC, Hartz ZM, Samico I, Siqueira Filha NT
- Journal: Cadernos de Saúde Pública
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Death+from+dengue+fever+as+a+sentinel+event+for+evaluation+fo+quality+of+healthcare%3A+a+case+study+in+two+municipalities+in+Northeast+Brazil%2C+2008
Despite the existing resources for adequate dengue patient care in the Brazilian healthcare system, the case-fatality rate for the disease is still high in the country.