1,062 results match your criteria SEMERGEN[Journal]


[Update on human head lice].

Semergen 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Universitari Mútua Terrassa / CAP Valldoreix, Terrassa, España. Electronic address:

Head lice is a common condition, and it causes great concern in parents of the affected child. Resistance to the most common treatment has been reported recently, due to an indiscriminate use. A review is presented on this condition and its available treatments. Read More

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December 2018

[Malaria in an immigrant patient traveling back to his country].

Semergen 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Panaderas, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, España.

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December 2018

[Central serous chorioretinopathy secondary to Helicobacter pylori: To treat or not to treat, that is the question].

Semergen 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Grupo EpiChron de Investigación en Enfermedades Crónicas, Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (IACS), ISS Aragón, Zaragoza, España; Centro de Salud Delicias Sur, Zaragoza, España.

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December 2018

[Updated report on STOPP-START criteria in Primary Care].

Semergen 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

Unidad de Salud Pública, Gerencia del Área Sanitaria IV, SESPA, Oviedo, Asturias, España.

Introduction: The aim of this study is to determine the rate of potentially inappropriate prescriptions (PIP) in people older than 64 years of age in Avilés, Asturias, Spain.

Materials And Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in six Health Care Centres. A sample of 400 people was selected, obtained by a random sampling proportional to the population registered in each Health Centre. Read More

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December 2018

[Clinical and socio-sanitary characteristics in adults older than 65 years attended in the Primary Care setting. The PYCAF study].

Semergen 2018 Dec 9. Epub 2018 Dec 9.

Centro de Salud La Laguna, Cádiz, España.

Objective: To describe the clinical and socio-sanitary characteristics of adults older than 65 years attended in a Primary Care setting.

Material And Methods: The PYCAF study (Prevalence and Characteristics of the Fragile Elderly) is a descriptive, cross-sectional and multicentre study, in which patients older than 65 years attended in clinical practice in Primary Care in Spain were consecutively included.

Results: A total of 2,461 patients (mean age 76. Read More

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December 2018

[Regulatory requirements; What steps must be taken before starting a biomedical research study?]

Semergen 2018 Dec 9. Epub 2018 Dec 9.

Centro de Concepción Arenal, Gerencia de Gestión Integrada de Santiago de Compostela, Servicio Galego de Saúde, Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña), España. Electronic address:

Studies of research with human beings, their biological specimens, or their personal data in the field of biomedicine have been subject to regulation since the middle of the last century. Initially a regulation based on recommendations such as the Nuremberg Code, the Belmont Report or the first versions of the Declaration of Helsinki. All of them documents in which the principles (autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice) were conceptualized, and that all researchers had to follow in the development of their research. Read More

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December 2018

[Baseline spirometry parameters that can influence the bronchodilation test].

Semergen 2018 Dec 9. Epub 2018 Dec 9.

Servicio de Investigación, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Talavera de la Reina, España.

Objective: To determine whether the baseline parameters of forced spirometry can influence the positivity of the bronchodilation test (BDT), and whether this could have an influence in future positivity criteria.

Material And Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted in a Primary Care setting. It included all patients referred by their family doctor to perform a forced spirometry test due to smoking, respiratory symptoms, or follow-up of respiratory diseases, between the months of June 2015 and February 2017. Read More

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December 2018

[Consensus document of the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians and the Spanish Chapter of Phlebology and Lymphology of the Spanish Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery: Superficial vein thrombosis of the lower limbs in Primary Care].

Semergen 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Grupo de Trabajo de Vasculopatías de Semergen, Centro de Salud Puerta Blanca, Málaga, España.

Superficial vein thrombosis of the lower limbs used to be considered a benign condition with a self-limiting clinical course. It is now known that its potential complications can be serious or even fatal, such as deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary thromboembolism. There are different forms of clinical presentation, risk factors and different treatments for its approach, mainly in Primary Care. Read More

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December 2018

[Knowledge and attitude among general practitioners in Andalusia (Spain) on the identification of subjects at high risk of breast and colorectal cancer].

Semergen 2018 Oct 24. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Médico de Familia, Unidad de Gestión Clínica Ciudad Jardín, Distrito Sanitario Málaga-Guadalhorce, Málaga, España. Electronic address:

Aims: To assess the knowledge and attitude among general practitioners in Andalusia on the identification of subjects with elevated risk for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and hereditary cancers, as well as to detect barriers to accessibility to the screening programs.

Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted based on an online survey of 24 questions. Data are shown as frequencies, and association tests were statistically used. Read More

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October 2018

[Validity and applicability of the mnemonic POUNDing rule in patients with migraine. A descriptive study].

Semergen 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Centro de Salud Universitario La Paz, Servicio Extremeño de Salud, Badajoz, España. Electronic address:

Introduction: In assessing the patient with headache, clinicians are often faced with 2 important questions: Is this headache a migraine? Does this patient require neuroimaging? The aim of this study was to assess the validity and applicability of the mnemonic POUNDing rule in patients diagnosed with migraine.

Patients And Methods: A descriptive, validation study of the POUNDing rule in patients with a diagnosis of migraines and with a brain imaging test (computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging), in an urban health centre and a neurology clinic of the University Hospital of Badajoz.

Results: A total of 116 patients were included (mean age 45. Read More

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December 2018

[Effectiveness of psychological intervention in cardiac rehabilitation].

Semergen 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Elche, Alicante, España.

Objective: The aim of this study was to describe and analyze the results of the cognitive-behavioral intervention in the patients beneficiaries of the multidisciplinary Cardiac Rehabilitation program of the Hospital General Universitario de Elche (Spain).

Material And Method: A sample that included 33 patients who had suffered an acute myocardial infarction or who suffer from unstable angina pectoris. These patients were referred from the Cardiology Department for inclusion in the Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Program during the period from September 2014 to October 2015. Read More

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December 2018

[Effectiveness of psychological intervention by groups in Primary Care].

Semergen 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Elche, España; Elche.

Objective: The aim of this study is to analyse the efficacy of a trans-diagnostic psychological therapy group aimed at reducing anxiety symptomatology. This was delivered within a Primary Care setting by clinical psychology.

Material And Methods: The assessment was completed through the outcome measure Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Short Form A (CORE-SFA). Read More

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December 2018

[Giant gastric phytobezoar secondary to pyloric stenosis treated with Coca-Cola: A case report].

Semergen 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Virgen de la Luz, Cuenca, España.

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November 2018

[Primary care: the axis of continuity of care].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):525-526

Jefe del Servicio de Cardiología. Complejo Asistencia Universitario de León, SACYL.

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November 2018

Influence of age, gender, smoking, diabetes, thyroid and cardiac dysfunctions on cystatin C biomarker.

Semergen 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

University of Hail, Department of Biology, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia.

Background: Creatinine is the most widely used renal failure biomarker; however, it has a lot of drawbacks. One of the major drawbacks is the blind range (does not increase until 50% of the kidney deteriorates). On the other hand, cystatin C has gained more attention as a promising biomarker due to several advantages over creatinine. Read More

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November 2018
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[Sexual disorders in the renal patient].

Semergen 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Urología, HUCA, Oviedo, Asturias, España.

Quality of Life Related to Health is currently considered one of the primary therapeutic objectives in renal failure patients who need substitution treatment as life prolonging therapy. Sexual health is a basic right that positively affects the quality of life. Although a significant percentage of chronic patients have some type of sexual dysfunction, this is not openly discussed, making it important for doctors to address these issues in the clinic. Read More

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November 2018
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[Trained eye vs. gold standard].

Semergen 2018 Nov 8. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Ciudad Real I, Ciudad Real, España.

Objective: To determine the degree of correlation between the clinical diagnosis prior to the minor surgery process and its concordance with the results of histopathology report, as well as to determine the surgical data of little clinical importance compared to that which is really necessary and cost-effective.

Material And Method: A descriptive, observational, retrospective and transversal study was conducted of the Minor Surgery Activities of a clinic in the Ciudad Real Health Centre I.

Results: A total of 124 surgical specimens were sent for clinical diagnostic comparison, of which, the main clinical diagnoses were: intradermal melanocytic nevi (34. Read More

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November 2018
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[Treatment options for functional dyspepsia in 2018].

Semergen 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Consulta de Trastornos Funcionales Digestivos, Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Royo Villanova, Zaragoza, España. Electronic address:

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November 2018

[Elevation of prolactin in patients with intellectual disability on psychopharmacological treatment].

Semergen 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Centro Sociosanitario Hermanas Hospitalarias, Palencia, España. Electronic address:

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November 2018
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[Characteristics of the sexual sphere in elderly patients].

Semergen 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Centro de Salud Arturo Eyries, SACYL (Sanidad Castilla y León), Valladolid, España.

Objective: Sexuality plays a fundamental role in our lives, but there is little research on this subject with representative samples. This study aims to analyse the knowledge and characteristics of sexual function in people over 60 years of age.

Material And Methods: An observational cross-sectional study was carried out. Read More

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November 2018
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[Effectiveness of a brief educational intervention relating to the correct use of inhalers on the prevention of exacerbation in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease].

Semergen 2018 Oct 22. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Médico de Urgencias, Hospital Universitario de Cabueñes, Gijón, Asturias, España.

Objective: To predict the effect of a brief educational intervention aimed at improving the inhaler technique on the reduction of exacerbations in patients with COPD over a year.

Matherial And Methods: A triple blind, randomised controlled clinical trial with parallel design.

Inclusion Criteria: to be between 40-75 years, having been diagnosed with COPD, and being on treatment with inhalers. Read More

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October 2018
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[Prioritisation of tools for integrated care: Local survey of health professionals' beliefs and expectations].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):530-536. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Dirección Médica, GASBI, Ponferrada, León, España; Gerencia de Asistencia Sanitaria El Bierzo (GASBI), Hospital El Bierzo, Ponferrada, León, España.

Introduction: Integrated care is a top priority for most of the National Health Services. In this study, an evaluation is made on the professional's beliefs and expectations regarding integration.

Material And Methods: Between March and June 2017, Health Professionals from El Bierzo, León, Spain, were invited to complete 2 questionnaires on health integration process, including an online questionnaire on patient care integration (405 and 211 participants, respectively out of the total 1854 professionals). Read More

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October 2018
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[Is it possible to reduce the prevalence of dementia? New approaches are needed to deal with dementia].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):586-589. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Servicio de Neurología, Departamento de Medicina, Hospital Daniel Alcides Carrión, Callao, Perú́; Universidad Científica del Sur, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Lima, Perú; Red de Eficacia Clínica y Sanitaria, Lima, Perú.

Dementia is recognised as a public health problem with high incidence and prevalence, as well as an increase in its burden of disease and associated with mortality. The different treatments have not provided clinical results that modify the course of the disease or reduce its impact in terms of mortality or disability. This review indicates that it is feasible to avoid the development of dementia despite the fact that age continues to be an important non-modifiable risk factor. Read More

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October 2018

[Characteristics and quality of the of clinical practice guidelines in the Social Security of Health of Peru].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):549-556. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

Instituto de Evaluación de Tecnologías en Salud e Investigación del Seguro Social de Salud (IETSI), ESSALUD, Lima, Perú.

Objective: To describe the characteristics and quality of the clinical practice guidelines (CPG) of the Social Security of Health (EsSalud) of Peru.

Material And Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on the CPGs of the 33 EsSalud networks. The methodological quality of 31 CPGs was evaluated using the AGREE II tool. Read More

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October 2018

[The epidemiology of hospital admissions due to pneumonia].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):e119-e120. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

Departamento de Microbiología, Facultad de Medicina de Valladolid, Valladolid, España.

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December 2018

Relation of body composition indexes to cardiovascular disease risk factors in young adults.

Semergen 2018 Oct 13. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

Biochemistry Department, School of Medicine, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico.

Background: To evaluate the relationship of body composition indexes with altered metabolic analytical parameters that show higher risk of cardiovascular disease in young adults.

Material And Methods: A cross-sectional study. Sample of 1351 young adults, different body composition parameters were obtained such as Waist Circumference (WC), Hip Circumference (HC), Body Mass Index (BMI), Body Fat% (BF%), Waist-to-height Ratio (WHtR), and Waist-Hip Ratio (WHR), conicity index (C-Index), body surface area (BSA), abdominal volume index (AVI) and deep abdominal adipose-tissue (AT). Read More

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October 2018

[Characteristics of hospital emergency departments users. Frequent users].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):537-548. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

Servicio de Urgencias, Hospital Sierrallana-Tres Mares, Torrelavega, España; Grupo Epidemiología, Salud Pública y Urgencias (ESPU), Observatorio de Salud Pública de Cantabria, Fundación Marqués de Valcecilla, Santander, España.

Objective: To present an assessment of the different profiles of patients that visit the emergency department, including a description of the illness leading to such visits, as well to describe the profiles of individuals who visit with high frequency.

Method: The study was carried out during 2013. Users were classified as infrequent if they made 1 to 3 visits per year, frequent if they made 4 to 9, and hyper-frequent if they visited at least 10 times. Read More

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October 2018
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[Evidence-based medicine and patient-centred medicine in the management of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia in Primary Care].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):527-529. Epub 2018 Oct 14.

Centro de Salud Mar Báltico, Madrid, España; Miembros del Grupo de Trabajo de Urología (Nefrología y Vías Urinarias) de SEMERGEN.

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October 2018

[Extended anticoagulant treatment of venous thromboembolic disease with direct oral anticoagulants].

Semergen 2018 Oct 7;44(7):500-503. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

Consultorio de Zarza la Mayor, Centro de Salud de Ceclavín, Ceclavín, Cáceres.

Direct oral anticoagulants have demonstrated efficacy and safety in the treatment of venous thromboembolic disease. A review is presented of the results of direct oral anticoagulants in the published clinical trials of extended anticoagulant treatment (after the first 3-6 months of treatment) of venous thromboembolic disease. Read More

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October 2018
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[Recommendations of the main clinical practice guidelines].

Semergen 2018 Jun;44 Suppl 1:3-9

Medicina de Familia, EAP Martorell Rural i Urbà, Martorell, Barcelona, España. Electronic address:

The development of new drugs to treat hyperglycemia in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus and recent cardiovascular safety studies of these new molecules have created the need to update the various clinical practice guidelines and consensus documents on the approach and treatment of this highly prevalent disease. Metformin continues to be the first-line drug. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors are oral lipid-lowering drugs with specific characteristics favouring their use in primary care. Read More

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June 2018
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[Metabolic control or reduction of vascular risk with current treatments. What is the priority?]

Semergen 2018 Jun;44 Suppl 1:26-32

Centro de Salud La Ería, Oviedo, España Universidad de Oviedo, Asturias, España. Electronic address:

In patients with type 2 diabetes, tight glycemic control prevents or delays the develop-ment of microvascular complications. In contrast, there is continued debate on the effect of macrovascular complications and the role of early glycaemic control on the ensuing cardiovascular disease. Although large randomised clinical trials have not shown a clearly beneficial effect of intensive control in the short term, subsequent follow-up studies of participants in these trials suggest a favourable cardiovascular effect in the long term. Read More

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June 2018
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[Use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in diabetic patients in special situations].

Semergen 2018 Jun;44 Suppl 1:18-25

Medicina de Familia, Unidad Básica de Salud (UBS) Es Castell, Menorca, España Editor y Administrador del blog de la RedGDPS. Electronic address:

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors form part of the group of incretin derivatives and conse-quently have a specific mechanism of action. The incretin effect avoids the adverse ef-fects of classic drugs (sulphonylureas) and provides specific benefits for their use in as-sociation with other drugs and in special situations. Because they have a low risk of pro-ducing hypoglycaemia or weight gain, these inhibitors are useful in combination with other oral antidiabetic drugs and even with insulin, although this latter combination may increase the risk of hypoglycaemia. Read More

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June 2018
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[Use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in patients with diabetes].

Semergen 2018 Jun;44 Suppl 1:10-17

Medicina de Familia, Centro de Salud San Roque, Badajoz, España. Electronic address:

New drugs have been added to the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. These drugs have represented an advance in the physiopathological approach to the disease, with the possibility of acting on the different mechanisms involved in raised blood glucose levels and allowing treatment to be individualised, as recommended in clinical practice guide-lines and consensus documents. The incretins were added to the therapeutic arsenal of diabetes in 2006. Read More

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June 2018
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Introducción.

Semergen 2018 06;44 Suppl 1:1-2

Medicina de Familia, Centro de Salud Burgos Rural, Burgos, España. Electronic address:

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[General practitioner management of subacute thyroiditis].

Semergen 2018 Oct 11. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Centro de Salud Canillejas, Madrid, España.

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October 2018
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[Deep venous thrombosis risk in the outpatient with acute disease. Do we correctly assess the risk from Primary Care? A comparison of 2cases].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):e123-e124. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Unidad de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Sangonera La Verde, Sangonera La Verde, Murcia, España.

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October 2018

[Adult community acquired pneumonia vaccination: 2018 Update of the positioning of the Pneumonia Prevention Expert Group].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):590-597. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Sección de Pediatría Clínica, Infectológica y Traslacional, Servicio de Pediatría, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, La Coruña, España; Genética, Vacunas e Infecciones Pediátricas (GENVIP), Instituto de Investigación de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, La Coruña, España.

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality in adults. The aim of this study is to update the 2016 practical prevention guidelines for CAP through vaccination in Spain, based on the available vaccines, as well as the evidence using a literature review and expert opinion. Vaccines against pneumococcus and influenza continue to be the main prevention tools available against CAP, and can contribute to reduce the burden of disease due to CAP and its associated complications. Read More

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October 2018
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[Prevalence of homebound older people in Spain].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):562-571. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Instituto de Economía, Geografía y Demografía (IEGD), Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CCHS-CSIC), Madrid, España.

Objective: The number of older people with functional or other problems that prevent them from going out of doors is unknown. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of homebound status in Spain and to determine their main characteristics.

Material And Methods: The Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health was used. Read More

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October 2018

[Urticaria as a presentation of adult-onset still's disease].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):e121-e122. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Centro de Salud Alicante, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, España.

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October 2018
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[Health literacy in patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional study using the HLS-EU-Q47 questionnaire].

Semergen 2018 Oct 8. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Centro de Saúde de Cea, Xerencia de Xestión Integrada Ourense, SERGAS, Cea (Ourense), España. Electronic address:

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the level of health literacy of diabetic patients aged 50 to 75 years, from Ourense, Spain, as well as its relationship with the glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) concentration and cardiovascular risk of the patient.

Material And Methods: Cross-sectional study using a self-completed questionnaire. From a multi-stage sampling, urban, type 2 diabetic patients were randomly included. Read More

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October 2018

[Results of an integration model between primary care and cardiology: Searching for efficient models].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):598-599. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Area de Gestión Clínica del Corazón, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Asturias, España.

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October 2018

[Characteristics of patients of the Cerebral Palsy Association].

Semergen 2018 Nov - Dec;44(8):557-561. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Unidad Docente Multiprofesional de la Gerencia de Atención Primaria de Burgos, Burgos, España.

Introduction: As the life expectancy has increased in individuals with cerebral palsy, this has led to being able to assess the changes in the bio-psycho-social dimensions of their health.

Objective: The aim of the study is to describe the characteristics of individuals with cerebral palsy and to evaluate their functional situation.

Methods: Cross-sectional descriptive study conducted on a sample of 26 individuals between 27 and 65 years old with cerebral palsy. Read More

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October 2018
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[Who will guard the guardians?]

Semergen 2018 Sep 29. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Grupo de Evaluación de Determinantes de Salud y Políticas Sanitarias, Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Internacional de Cataluña, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Barcelona, España.

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September 2018

[Domestic violence against women patients seen with chest pain in the emergency department].

Semergen 2018 Sep 26. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Àrea d'Urgències, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, España; Grup de Recerca «Urgències: processos i patologies», Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, España.

Objectives: 1) To determine the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in patients seen in the emergency department with chest pain. 2)To analyse the possible association between IPV and presence/control of vascular risk factors (VRF), psychic manifestations of stress, delay in requesting care, care received, and prognosis.

Methods: The study was conducted on 125 women, and included a targeted interview, the Partner Violence Screen (PVS) test, a 30-day follow-up telephone interview, and a one-year follow-up clinical history review. Read More

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September 2018

[Estimation of the percentage of body fat based on the body mass index and the abdominal circumference: Palafolls Formula].

Semergen 2018 Sep 26. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Residencia Geríatrica Clivia, Blanes, Girona, España.

Introduction: Overweight and obesity have the features of a worldwide epidemic, making it a public health problem. The traditional classification with the body mass index is a good start, but after the evidence of the biochemical activities of adipose tissue, its measurement is a necessity. There are multiple formulas for this purpose, but with little possibility of applying it in Primary Care. Read More

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September 2018

[Smart wristbands to help in the deprescription of hypnotics].

Semergen 2018 Oct 21;44(7):512-514. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega, Valladolid, España.

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October 2018

[Thrombosed external jugular vein saccular aneurysm: Presentation of a case].

Semergen 2018 Oct 10;44(7):508-510. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Centro de Salud Casetas, Zaragoza, España.

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October 2018

[Skin toxicity secondary to an overdose of omeprazole: An atypical course].

Semergen 2018 Oct 8;44(7):517-518. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Servicio de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital El Bierzo, Ponferrada, León, España.

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October 2018
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[Available resources for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations in Spain].

Semergen 2018 Oct 8;44(7):449-457. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Health Economics and Outcomes Research, IQVIA, Barcelona, España.

Objective: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations (COPDE) lead to a high use of healthcare resources. This study assesses the healthcare and organisational resources of Spanish health care centres for the management of COPDE at different care levels (Primary Care (PC), Respiratory Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Emergency Departments), and compare with current recommendations.

Material And Methods: An observational study was carried out through telephone interviews to General Practitioners, Chest Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Emergency Department doctors. Read More

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October 2018
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