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Table 1 Workload and EV of the main CHS compared with a standard clinic visit

From: An economic-research-based approach to calculate community health-staffing requirements in Xicheng District, Beijing

Categories Types Workload (minutes) Mean EV
Essential medical services Single clinic visit 15.00 1.00
Emergency (per visit) 37.50 2.50
Single home visit 60.00 4.00
Inpatient bed day 90.00 6.00
Rehabilitation clinic (per outpatient visit) 40.00 2.67
Nursing services Intravenous injection 5.00 0.33
Intravenous infusion 12.00 0.80
Intravenous injection, venous blood 7.00 0.47
Catheterization 20.00 1.33
Providing prescription (Western medicine) 3.00 0.20
Pharmacy service Dispensing a prescription (per prescription) 12.50 0.83
Advanced pharmacy work, including detailed dosage calculations (per prescription) 75.00 5.00
Auxiliary examination service Rapid blood sugar test 3.00 0.20
Blood, urine, feces test (per test) 13.00 0.87
Biochemical test (per test) 30.00 2.00
Electrocardiogram (per test) 5.00 0.33
B-mode ultrasonography (per test) 15.00 1.00
Public health service Health record management service (per person year) 50.00 3.33
Health education service (per month) 1400.00 93.33
Health services for children aged 0 to 36 months (per person year) 106.67 7.11
Maternal health services (per person year) 296.00 19.73
Older people’s health services (per person year) 70.00 4.67
Immunizations (per visit) 26.55 1.77
Patients with hypertension (per person year) 310.00 20.67
Patients with type II diabetes (per person year) 310.00 20.67
Patients with severe mental illness (per person year) 510.00 34.00