1,106 results match your criteria SEMERGEN[Journal]


[Thoracentesis in Primary Care].

Semergen 2019 Apr 11. Epub 2019 Apr 11.

Servicio de Neumología, Complejo Hospitalario Clínico-Universitario de Santiago, Estructura Organizativa de Xestión Integrada de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, España; Grupo interdisciplinar de investigación en Neumología, Instituto de Investigaciones Sanitarias de Santiago de Compostela (IDIS), Santiago de Compostela, España.

Thoracentesis is a simple test with few complications that provides relevant information in the diagnosis of a pleural effusion, through a correct interpretation of the pleural fluid analysis. An interesting initiative would be to incorporate this technique by those Primary Care teams that treat serious and complex patients, with difficulties in moving to specialised centres far from their homes. In this context, a good knowledge of the diagnostic possibilities offered by the pleural fluid analysis could be very useful in the hands of well trained staff to establish the aetiology of a pleural effusion and be able to initiate, as quickly as possible, its treatment. Read More

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[Primary care in Denmark].

Semergen 2019 Apr 4. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Lægehuset Rudkøbing, Rudkøbing, Dinamarca.

Scandinavian countries have one of the best health services, as well as quality of life, in all Europe. It is often unknown why this is the case, with the language barrier being one of the most frequent and difficult to overcome. A summary of the Danish health system is presented in order to know its main virtues and use its tools to eventually make improvements in our national health system. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.12.003DOI Listing
April 2019
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[Aripiprazole in the treatment of patients with intellectual disability and elevated prolactin levels].

Semergen 2019 Apr 1. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Servicio de Endocrinología, Hospital Universitario Lucus Augusti, Lugo, España.

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April 2019
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Chilaiditi.

Semergen 2019 Mar 29. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud de Santa María de Benquerencia, Área Sanitaria de Toledo, Toledo, España.

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[Pancytopenia secondary to methotrexate poisoning in an elderly patient].

Semergen 2019 Mar 29. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

Equipo de Atención Primaria de Río de Janeiro, Barcelona, España.

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[Destroyed lung].

Semergen 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Cabueñes, Gijón, Asturias, España.

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[Poverty and its influence on risk and family damage in a district of Lima, Peru: results by sector analysis and Primary Health Care].

Semergen 2019 Mar 22. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Servicio de Neurología, Departamento de Medicina y Oficina de Apoyo a la Docencia Investigación (OADI), Hospital Daniel Alcides Carrión, Callao, Perú; Red de Eficacia Clínica y Sanitaria, REDECS, Lima, Perú; Universidad Científica del Sur, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Lima, Perú.

Objective: Poverty generates negative effects on health, education, and family environment. Sectoral analysis through its components enables to identify the risk groups and damage in the families. The objective of this work is to determine the state of poverty and its influence on the risk and family damage in the district of Villa Maria del Triunfo (VMT), Lima, Peru. Read More

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March 2019
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[Long-term effect of a structured health education programme for diabetic patients].

Semergen 2019 Mar 22. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Medicina de Familia, Centro de Salud Docente de San Andrés, Murcia, España. Electronic address:

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March 2019
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[Functional decline risk in elderly patients not institutionalized].

Semergen 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Medicina de Familia, Centro de Salud de Sillería, SESCAM, Toledo, España.

Objective: To assess the risk of functional decline (DF) by using several prediction scales.

Material And Methods: A multicentre, observational, cross-sectional study was conducted on a population of 70 years or more in the health area of ??Toledo. Institutionalised, terminal ill, and patients dependent for three or more basic activities of daily life, were excluded. Read More

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[Behavioural and emotional changes of Down's syndrome in primary care].

Semergen 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Servicio de Psiquiatría, Hospital Universitario San Agustín, Avilés, Asturias, España. Electronic address:

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[Conflicts of interests: Money Talks].

Semergen 2019 Mar;45(2):75-76

Dpto. Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, España; CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, España; Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Navarra (IDISNA), Pamplona, España; Dept. Nutrition, TH Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

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[Lower limb thrombosis as a presentation of May-Thurner syndrome].

Semergen 2019 Mar 15. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Área de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud de Sonseca, Sonseca, Toledo, España.

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[What would you do with a patient with non-valvular atrial fibrillation treated with direct-acting oral anticoagulants who had to undergo gastroscopy or colonoscopy?]

Semergen 2019 Mar 12. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Enfermería, EAP Raval Nord, Atención Primaria, Institut Català de la Salut, Barcelona, España.

In Spain, approximately 25% of patients anticoagulated due to non-valvular atrial fibrillation use a direct-acting anticoagulant (DOAC). It is foreseeable that most of them at some point in their lives should undergo invasive procedures or surgical treatments. This makes the management of DOAC in these situations essential in order to perform the procedure with maximum safety and minimise the risk to the maximum of haemorrhage and thrombosis. Read More

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March 2019
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[Do we diagnose lung cancer late in Primary Care?]

Semergen 2019 Mar 11. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Canillejas, Madrid, España.

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[Toxicodermia: Presentation of a case].

Semergen 2019 Mar 11. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Cerro del Aire, Majadahonda, Madrid, España.

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[Effectiveness of educational interventions on primary care physicians in the prevention of traffic accidents in the elderly].

Semergen 2019 Mar 8. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Granada, Granada, España; Centros de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), España; Instituto de Investigación Biosanitaria de Granada (ibs.GRANADA), Granada, España.

The objective of this study was to assess the effect of the implementation of training programs for Primary Care Physicians for improving their clinical practice as regards the prevention of traffic accidents in the elderly. To do this, a systematic review was carried out following the PRISMA strategy. A total of 1,677 works were reviewed, of which only 5 were included because they met the inclusion criteria. Read More

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[Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity: Not everything is heart failure].

Semergen 2019 Mar 7. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Cabueñes, Gijón, Asturias, España.

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[Occupational cutaneous larva migrans disease in Madrid].

Semergen 2019 Mar 6. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, España.

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[Review of the definition of neuropathic pain: A great challenge].

Semergen 2019 Mar 4;45(2):73-74. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Centro de Salud Guillem de Castro, Valencia, España; Miembros del Grupo de Trabajo de Dolor de SEMERGEN.

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March 2019
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[The role of the family doctor in the palliative care of chronic and terminally ill patients].

Semergen 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria de la Universidad de la Sabana, Grupo Kheiron Bioética Unisabana, Chía, Colombia.

The objective of this work was to identify the role of family physicians in the care of patients and their families in the approach to the end of life. Nowadays, with the increase in the demand for care of patients with terminal illnesses, there is also evidence on the lack of physicians with the profile and skills to fulfil this coverage deficit. A review of the literature was carried out in five databases from January 2015 to May 2018, and concluded that family doctors, based on their professional skills, ability to engage with the patients, their families, and their performance in the coordination of medical resources, are in an ideal position to attend and solve complex problems of patients at the end of life. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.09.011DOI Listing
February 2019
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[Consensus statement on the use of acetaminophen/tramadol in patients with moderate-severe pain].

Semergen 2019 Jan - Feb;45(1):52-62. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

UGC de Alcalá del Río, Sevilla, España.

Objectives: To present recommendations on the use of the paracetamol/tramadol (P/T) combination in patients with moderate-intense pain based on best evidence and experience.

Methods: The method of nominal groups and Delphi was followed, and supported by a systematic literature review (SLR). A multidisciplinary panel of 12 experts in pain management was selected. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.08.004DOI Listing
October 2018
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[The first thing is not to hurt].

Semergen 2019 Jan - Feb;45(1):4-5

G.T Gestión de Medicamento, Inercia clínica y Seguridad del Paciente de Semergen. Electronic address:

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December 2018
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[Cancer: Communicating the diagnosis and prognosis].

Authors:
D M Campagne

Semergen 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamientos Psicológicos, Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, España. Electronic address:

The diagnoses and prognoses that medical professionals have to communicate in cases of cancer come with special problems. Of all fatal diseases, cancer possibly causes most psychological impact on the patient. Although, by nature, medical professionals are aware of this negative impact and take care to be as prudent and human as possible, recent studies have shown that the "psychological factors of the patient" are of direct relevance to the medical factors in cancer, over and above their importance on quality of life during the course of the disease. Read More

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January 2019
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[Effectiveness of a Decalogue for cardiovascular prevention in diabetics].

Semergen 2019 Mar 29;45(2):77-85. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Centro de Salud El Torrejón, Huelva, España.

Introduction: To assess the effects of a visual Decalogue aid on the degree of knowledge, control perception and improvement in cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF).

Material And Methods: A Primary care randomised non-pharmacological trial of an educational intervention with a parallel control group, and blind evaluation in type 2 diabetic patients. Both groups received an educational intervention on the management of CVRF. Read More

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March 2019
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[Detecting doubts and training needs of family doctors of a health centre].

Semergen 2018 Dec 26. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

Medicina de Familia y Medicina del Deporte, CS Los Alpes, Madrid, España.

Objective: To detect doubts and training needs in an urban health and family doctor training centre during the usual practice.

Material And Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted for one month in an urban health centre in Madrid. Family doctors were interviewed after their daily clinics about the doubts they had identified, choosing two of them. Read More

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December 2018
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[Ventricular bigeminy in relation to fluoxetine].

Semergen 2019 Mar 26;45(2):e9-e10. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

Unidad Docente Medicina del Trabajo de Galicia, Vigo, Pontevedra, España. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.01.009DOI Listing
March 2019
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[Incidence, trend and municipal distribution of tobacco-associated tumours in the Health Area of León: 1997-2014].

Semergen 2018 Dec 24. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

Grupo de Investigación en Interacciones Gen-Ambiente y Salud, Instituto de Biomedicina (IBIOMED), Universidad de León, León, España.

Objective: For cancer incidence, tobacco use is one of the main avoidable risk factors.The aim of this study is to describe the frequency, trend and geographical distribution of the incidence of tobacco-associated tumours in the León Health Area, Spain.

Material And Methods: An observational, descriptive study was carried out on tumours of Hospital Registry of Tumours of the University Hospital Complex of León between 1997 and 2014. Read More

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December 2018
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[Prevalence of obesity and cardiovascular comorbidity associated in patients included in the IBERICAN study].

Semergen 2018 Dec 24. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

Unidad de Vigilancia de la Salud, Unión de Mutuas; Departamento de Medicina, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, España.

Objectives: To analyse the prevalence of obesity and its association with other cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in a sample of patients from the (Identification of the Spanish population at cardiovascular and renal risk) IBERICAN study.

Material And Methods: Analysis of the inclusion visit of the first 5,013 patients of the IBERICAN longitudinal, observational, and multicentre study in which individuals aged 18 to 85 years were included in Primary Care Clinics in the different regions of Spain. In this work obesity was defined as a body mass index ≥ 30kg/m. Read More

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December 2018
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[Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) method applied to anticoagulation of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation].

Semergen 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

GOC Networking, Barcelona, España.

Objectives: To contribute to the improvement of the process of anticoagulation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) through awareness and training activities for Primary Care Physicians.

Materials And Methods: A total of 38 focus groups, sequenced according to an adaptation of the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) method. Each meeting was driven by «brainstorming» methodology. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.04.011DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Dermatological emergencies: a cross-sectional study of a hospital of intermediate complexity].

Semergen 2019 Mar 21;45(2):93-100. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario Príncipe de Asturias, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, España.

Objective: To determine if the introduction of some referral criteria in the dermatology emergency department has changed the number of patients referred from the emergency department, as well as the type of diseases, and the profile of the patient who uses this service.

Material And Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on all consecutive patients attended in the emergency department of the Hospital Príncipe de Asturias during a 31-day period from March 2015 to May 2015 and in the same period in 2016. Variables collected were: gender, age, days from the onset, day of the week, complementary diagnostic tests, referral, reason for consultation, diagnosis and group, whether or not they met the criteria, destination, and whether or not they had a previous appointment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.05.011DOI Listing
March 2019
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[Novel oral anticoagulants in non-valvular atrial fibrillation: How to improve its management in Spain].

Semergen 2019 Mar 21;45(2):109-116. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Centro de Salud Casar de Cáceres, Casar de Cáceres, Cáceres, España. Electronic address:

Introduction And Objectives: Recent real-world data studies on the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, provide data on the use of different DOAC according to patient characteristics. The objective of this work was to elaborate on the suggestions on the use of DOAC based on evidence and clinical experience.

Materials And Methods: A multidisciplinary panel of 8 experts developed the agreed content. Read More

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March 2019
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[Migraines, candidiasis and acne. One solution].

Semergen 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Hospital Infanta Leonor, Madrid, España.

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December 2018
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[Prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in diabetic patients].

Semergen 2019 Mar 20;45(2):117-127. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Grupo de Trabajo Diabetes de SEMERGEN, España; Unidad de Gestión Clínica Puerta Blanca, Málaga, España.

The bidirectional relationship between infectious diseases and diabetes is well-known. On the one hand, diabetes patients are at a higher risk of presenting with infectious diseases, possibly with more severity, and on the other hand, infectious diseases impair metabolic control in patients with diabetes. Population ageing arises partly due to an increased survival rate in chronic diseases, of which diabetes is amongst them. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.07.007DOI Listing
March 2019
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[Why do patients come to emergency departments? Analysis of the use of the extra-hospital Emergency Service of Pamplona].

Semergen 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Servicio de Urgencias Extrahospitalarias, Servicio Navarro de Salud, Pamplona, España.

Objectives: The demand in the extra-hospital emergency department of Pamplona has increased considerably in 2015 and 2016. The objective of the study is to determine the profile of the patients, the reasons why they come, Primary Care centres of origin, and if they have requested an appointment in them.

Material And Methods: A multicentre, descriptive study using a self-completed questionnaire by patients was conducted during one week per month, between August 2016 and January 2017. Read More

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December 2018
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[Study of patient satisfaction when performing an ultrasound in Primary Care].

Semergen 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital La Paz, Servicio Madrileño de Salud, Madrid, España.

Objective: To analyse the level of patient satisfaction when undergoing a diagnostic ultrasound by a family doctor.

Material And Method: A cross-sectional descriptive observational study was conducted in two health centres in Madrid, between December 2015 and March 2016. An anonymous questionnaire was used, consisting of two parts: one in-house prepared that included the socio-demographic variables, and an adaptation to the study objectives of the "survey of satisfaction of users of health centres" included in the document "Evaluation of the satisfaction of users of public health care services of the Community of Madrid" by the General Directorate of Coordination for Citizen Services and Humanisation of Health Care, Ministry of Health of Madrid, 2014. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.08.007DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Woman with Turner's syndrome, anaemia and cholestasis].

Semergen 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, España.

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December 2018
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[Avascular necrosis of the femoral heads in a HIV patient].

Semergen 2019 Mar 17;45(2):e11-e12. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Camargo-Interior, Muriedas, Cantabria, España. Electronic address:

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March 2019
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[Migraine of the traveler: The great unknown].

Semergen 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Centro de Salud Parquesol, Gerencia de Atención Primaria Valladolid Oeste, Valladolid, España.

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December 2018
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Profiling of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and moderate-to-high risk of stroke not receiving oral anticoagulation in Spain.

Semergen 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Medical Department Pfizer (PIH), Avda. Europa 20B, 20108 Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain.

Objective: In non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) with embolic risk, the guidelines recommend oral anticoagulation (OAC), although not all patients receive it. In this study, an attempt is made to identify these patients, and to study factors related to non-anticoagulation.

Material And Methods: Non-interventional, cross-sectional, multicentre study was performed on a population of patients ≥18 years with a NVAF diagnosis, moderate-high embolic risk (CHADS score≥2), not treated with OAC. Read More

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December 2018
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[Are there any differences in the management of diabetes mellitus 2 in complex chronic patients compared to non-complex ones?]

Authors:
M Beà F Formiga

Semergen 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Servicio Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, España.

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December 2018
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[Dermatological emergencies: A descriptive study in a tertiary hospital].

Semergen 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Servicio de Reumatología, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla IDIVAL, Santander, Cantabria, España.

Introduction: Nowadays, there is an increasing number of patients who seek emergency treatment for their dermatology complaints. However, it is unknown to what extent a skin disease is urgent enough to require immediate specialised care. Our aims were to assess the type and prevalence of the dermatological diseases treated in the division of Dermatology of a tertiary hospital, as well as to determine the main features of the patients with these disorders and the means of access to the Dermatology Department. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.05.012DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Acute myocardial infarction in a patient less than 30 years. Age is not exclusive!]

Semergen 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

Servicio de Cardiología, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón (IiSGM), Madrid, España; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares (CIBERCV), Madrid, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.03.013DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Reproducibility, correlation and concordance of the Abbreviated Dietary Score questionnaire].

Semergen 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Departamento de Ciencias Biomédicas, Área de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Universidad de León, León, España; Grupo de Investigación en Interacciones Gen-Ambiente y Salud (GIIGAS), Instituto de Biomedicina (IBIOMED), Universidad de León, León, España; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Madrid, España.

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility, correlation and concordance of the abbreviated Dietary Score (aDS) used in the IBERICAN study.

Material And Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed in order to assess the reproducibility of the aDS using a test-retest. Its internal consistency was evaluated using Cronbach's alpha, and reliability of the measurements using the intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC). Read More

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December 2018
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[Smoking Prevalence in High School Students in the Barcelona Region (De Osona District)].

Semergen 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Servicio de Neumología, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Servicio Madrileño de Salud, Madrid, España.

The socio-cultural setting influences youth smoking and its prevalence presumibly has decreased.

Objectives: To assess smoking prevalence in high school students, as well as the environmental influence on its onset in the Osona Disrtict of Barcelona (ODB), and to determine whether it has decreased.

Material And Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on high school students in the ODB. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.11.004DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Update on human head lice].

Semergen 2019 Mar 11;45(2):128-133. 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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March 2019
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Regulatory requirements; What steps must be taken before starting a biomedical research study?]

Semergen 2019 Mar 9;45(2):134-140. 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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March 2019
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