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Association of knowledge and attitudes with the misuse of tranquilizers in parents: a study in Beirut (Lebanon).

Psychol Health 2021 May 12:1-14. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Objective: To measure the association between knowledge, attitudes and practices of personal misuse of tranquilizers among parents of schoolchildren in Beirut (Lebanon).

Design: We carried out a cross-sectional study in 1396 adults recruited from parents of students of eleven public and private schools, from primary schools to high schools, using a Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) questionnaire of personal use of tranquilizers.

Main Outcome Measures: We assessed five patterns of tranquilizers' misuse: unprescribed use, shortened treatment, stored leftovers, doubled forgotten doses or taken when remembered, changed dose without medical recommendation, and a sixth composite outcome: 'any misuse'. Read More

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In reply: Comments on: Mechanisms of action of the erector spinae plane (ESP) block: a narrative review (Letters #1 and #2).

Can J Anaesth 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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Comments on: Mechanisms of action of the erector spinae plane (ESP) block: a narrative review (Letter #1).

Can J Anaesth 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy.

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Preoperative Fluoroscopically Guided Regional Erector Spinae Plane Blocks Reduce Opioid Use, Increase Mobilization, and Reduce Length of Stay Following Lumbar Spine Fusion.

Global Spine J 2021 May 12:21925682211010740. Epub 2021 May 12.

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Study Design: Retrospective review.

Objective: To determine the effectiveness of erector spinae plane (ESP) blocks at improving perioperative pain control and function following lumbar spine fusions.

Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed on patients undergoing 3 level posterolateral lumbar fusions. Read More

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Erosion of tropical bird diversity over a century is influenced by abundance, diet and subtle climatic tolerances.

Sci Rep 2021 May 11;11(1):10045. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, 2082 Cordley Hall, Corvallis, OR, 97331, USA.

Human alteration of landscapes leads to attrition of biodiversity. Recommendations for maximizing retention of species richness typically focus on protection and preservation of large habitat patches. Despite a century of protection from human disturbance, 27% of the 228 bird species initially detected on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Panama, a large hilltop forest fragment isolated by waters of Gatun Lake, are now absent. Read More

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[Evolution of COVID-19 at nursing homes from the second wave to vaccination. Description of a coordination program between Primary Care, Geriatrics and Public Health.]

Rev Esp Salud Publica 2021 May 11;95. Epub 2021 May 11.

Servicio de Geriatría. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Madrid. España.

Objective: Nursing homes have suffered in a particularly pronounced way from the effects of COVID-19 so it is very convenient to know the evolution in them of the disease and the impact of SARS-CoV2 vaccination The objective of this study was to analyze COVID-19 pandemic evolution from the start of the second wave to the end of the vaccination campaign at the nursing homes. A coordination program between Primary Care and Geriatrics and Public Health services was activated.

Methods: 2,668 seniors were followed at 39 nursing homes. Read More

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The role of genetics in pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with congenital heart disease.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Unidad de Hipertensión Pulmonar, Servicio de Cardiología, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares (CIBERCV), Spain.

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Prognosis after an acute myocardial infarction: survivor life expectancy.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Servicio de Cardiología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain.

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Usefulness of ultrasound-guided tibio-pedal access in patients with critical limb ischemia.

Cir Esp 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Servicio de angiología y cirugía vascular, Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Llobregat, España.

Introduction: Retrograde access performed guided by fluoroscopy or ultrasound. We aimed to analyze the usefulness of ultrasound in retrograde access in patients with critical limb ischemia.

Methods: Observational analytical study. Read More

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Preoperative detection and evaluation of the need for psychological intervention in cancer and non-cancer patients referred to thoracic surgery.

Cir Esp 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Thoracic Surgery Service, Hospital Clínico San Carlos de Madrid, Departamento Cirugía, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Objectives: (a) to evaluate and compare the psychological treatment needs of patients with cancer and non-cancer, who are going to undergo scheduled thoracic surgery, and (b) evaluate and compare the diagnostic accuracy of the screening tests of psychological treatment needs for cancer and non-cancer patients.

Method: The need for psychological treatment was evaluated in a total of 169 patients prior to thoracic surgery, through a clinical interview. The screening tests used were: the physician's judgment (yes/no), the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and, the single-item interview to assess depression "Do you feel depressed?" (DEPQ). Read More

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Comparison of Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Approaches in Studies About Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices Related to Antibiotic Misuse.

Drug Saf 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, R/ San Francisco, s/n, 15782, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Introduction: Cross-sectional studies on the association between knowledge, attitudes, and practices of antibiotic misuse are abundant. Conversely, longitudinal studies are unavailable.

Objective: The objective of this study was to compare findings from cross-sectional and longitudinal data analyses of the same study on knowledge and attitudes related to practices of antibiotic misuse in the general adult population. Read More

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Network analysis in psychiatric research.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 May 1;49(3):123-124. Epub 2021 May 1.

Volume 48 of this journal has presented a series of studies evaluating clinical test measurement models. Two of these investigations reported through exploratory factor analysis (EFA) the number of factors extracted to examine the structure of the test which consists of variables associated with the same factor, the common underlying trait of which allows correlation between such variables. The EFA methodology is linked to the area of psychometrics that has driven the evaluation of latent variable models (not directly measurable), this has led to the development of new statistical models which are more robust such as the analysis of structural equations. Read More

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Lithium: An old treatment for a new indication.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 May 1;49(3):122-127. Epub 2021 May 1.

Biocruces Bizkaia Health Research Institute, Mental Health Dept, Barakaldo, Spain. Neurochemical Research Department, Biscay Mental Health Dept, Basque Health Service (Osakidetza), Barakaldo, Spain.

Subacute necrotising encephalopathy or Leigh syndrome is a congenital neuro-metabolic disease that is part of a group of diseases called mitochondrial encephalopathies. The form inherited is variable and it has a multisystemic effect, although with a predominance of lesions in the central nervous system. Prognosis is poor and there is no specific treatment for it. Read More

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Alcohol Use Disorder in immigrant patients: 2-years of follow-up treatment.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 May 1;49(3):114-123. Epub 2021 May 1.

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia.

In recent decades the immigrant population has increased significantly in Western countries, which not only influences the former culturally but also in their alcohol consumption patterns. The course of immigration can cause social stress, which can lead to uprooting, frustration of their expectations or marginality, which are risk factors for an increase in alcohol consumption, possibly in order to face their different problems. The aims of this study are: to investigate the progression along two years of treatment of a sample of immigrant patients with Alcohol Use Disorder, to compare it with a sample of Spanish natives and to analyze the evolution of immigrant patients according to the geographical area of origin. Read More

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Translation and validation of Baron Cohen’s face test in a general population from Spain.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 May 1;49(3):106-113. Epub 2021 May 1.

Institut de Recerca de Sant Joan de Déu. Edifici Docent. Santa Rosa, 39-57 08950 Esplugues del Llobregat (Barcelona). Spain. Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain. Carrer del Doctor Antoni Pujadas, 42, 08830 Sant Boi de Llobregat. Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain. Edifici Docent. Santa Rosa, 39-57 08950 Esplugues del Llobregat (Barcelona). Spain. CIBERSAM (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red - Salud Mental). Av. Monforte de Lemos, 3-5. Pabellón 11. Planta 0 28029 Madrid (Spain). Elena Huerta-Ramos.

Facial emotion recognition is considered the foundation of effective social functioning, but it has been found impaired in several clinical populations. How- ever, there are few validated tests to measure the ability. To the best of our knowledge, there is no validated measure in a Spanish population. Read More

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The COVID-19 Fear Scale (FCV-19S): Psychometric properties and invariance of the measure in the Spanish version.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 May 1;49(3):96-105. Epub 2021 May 1.

Psychology Department, University of Jaen, Jaen, Spain.

The emergence of COVID-19 worldwide has had serious consequences for physical and psychological health. Spain is one of the countries that has been most-seriously affected by the pandemic. This study aims to evaluate the psycho- metric properties of the Spanish version of the COVID-19 fear scale (FCV-19S), assessing its structural validity, differential item functioning, and measurement invariance by gender and age. Read More

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[COVID-19 pandemic, professionalism, and the social contract].

Authors:
M Esquerda J Teres

Rev Clin Esp 2021 May 1. Epub 2021 May 1.

President Comissió de Deontología Col.legi de Metges de Barcelona, Barcelona, España.

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[Vector management of arbovirosis cases notified in the city of Valencia, Spain (2016-2018).]

Rev Esp Salud Publica 2021 May 10;95. Epub 2021 May 10.

Servicio de Sanidad y Consumo. Ayuntamiento de València. Valencia. España.

Objective: Environmental management of imported arboviruses such as dengue (DENV), Zika (ZIKV) or Chikungunya (CHIKV) is a task of great significance for Public Health since the arrival and establishment of the competent vector Aedes albopictus (Asian tiger mosquito) in numerous cities of our country. There are recent examples of autochthonous transmission of some of these arboviruses in Spain probably linked to undetected and / or unmanaged imported cases.

Methods: Vector management interventions were carried out in the city of Valencia (Spain) by the Health Service of the Valencia City Council between 2016 and 2018. Read More

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José Alfonso Jurado López.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Servicio de Cardiología Clínica (CIEC), HM Hospitales, Madrid, Spain.

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Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma associated with antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and ticagrelor.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Servicio de Cardiología, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro de Majadahonda, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.

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Pneumatosis intestinalis, a surgical emergency.

Cir Esp 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, España.

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Conservative management of gastro-pleural fistula after POSE (primary obesity surgery endoluminal) procedure.

Cir Esp 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Insular Materno-Infantil, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, España.

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Occurrence of multidrug-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from environmental samples.

Lett Appl Microbiol 2021 May 9. Epub 2021 May 9.

Departamento de Análises Clínicas, Toxicológicas e Bromatológicas, Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

Enterococcus species are present in the microbiota of humans and animals and have also been described in the environment. Among the species, Enterococcus faecium is one of the main pathogens associated with nosocomial infections worldwide. E. Read More

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Examining the validity and consistency of the Adult Eating Behaviour Questionnaire-Español (AEBQ-Esp) and its relationship to BMI in a Mexican population.

Eat Weight Disord 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.

Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9NL, UK.

Purpose: Appetitive traits in adults and their associations with weight can be measured using the Adult Eating Behaviour Questionnaire (AEBQ). The aim of this study was to confirm the factor structure of the Spanish AEBQ (AEBQ-Esp) in a Mexican sample and explore associations between the eight traits with body mass index (BMI).

Method: A sample of 1023 adults, mean age of 36. Read More

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The tunica-vaginalis flap to prevent postoperative fistula following severe hypospadias repair: Has the search for Holy Grail ended?

Actas Urol Esp 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India. Electronic address:

Introduction: Fistula following hypospadias repair remains a bane for the hypospadiologist resulting in the evolution of various techniques. Despite all these, the incidence of postoperative fistula varies between 10 to 30% and it increases with the severity of the hypospadias. Hence, a study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of tunica vaginalis flap in preventing fistula formation following severe hypospadias repair. Read More

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Is there the same requirement to obtain the PhD degree in all the departments of surgery of the Spanish universities?

Cir Esp 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Director del Departamento de Cirugía, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario Parc Taulí, Sabadell, Barcelona, España.

Introduction: The doctorate is the third cycle of official university studies, which, through the defense of the doctoral thesis leads to the acquisition of the title of doctor or PhD from the Anglo-Saxon countries. Royal Decree law 99/2011 regulates doctoral programs, with a wide margin on quality requirements. The objective of this study is to find out if there is this variation in the requirements of the doctorate programs of the different departments of surgery of the Spanish public universities and to establish a quality scale. Read More

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Does the delay in the start of replacement therapy influence recovery from postoperative hypocalcemia?

Cir Esp 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Princesa (IIS-IP), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Madrid, España.

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Can we improve the prognosis of postinfarction ventricular septal rupture?

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Departamento de Medicina, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain; Servicio de Cirugía Cardiaca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Vall d'Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, Barcelona, Spain.

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The Spanish Aniridia Association celebrates 25 years.

Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante, España. Electronic address:

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