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Comorbidity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in family practice: a cross sectional study

Description: Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is frequent and often coexists with other diseases. The aim of this study was to quantify the prevalence of COPD and related chronic comorbidity among patients aged over 40 years visiting family practices in an area of Madrid. Methods: An obse...
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Incidence of multiple sclerosis among European Economic Area populations, 1985-2009: the framework for monitoring

Description: Background: A debate surrounding multiple sclerosis epidemiology has centred on time-related incidence increases and the need of monitoring. The purpose of this study is to reassess multiple sclerosis incidence in the European Economic Area. Methods: We conducted a systematic review of literature fr...
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Spatial distribution of Parkinson's disease mortality in Spain, 1989-1998, as a guide for focused aetiological research or health-care intervention

Description: Background Aetiologically, genetic and environmental factors having an uneven spatial distribution may underlie Parkinson's disease (PD). Undiagnosis of PD in selected regions might have limited access to treatment with levodopa and simultaneously, if present at death, determined PD underreporting ...
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Physical disease in schizophrenia: a population-based analysis in Spain

Description: Background: Physical disease remains a challenge in patients with schizophrenia. Our objective was to determine the epidemiological characteristics and burden of physical disease in hospitalized patients with schizophrenia. Methods: We analyzed the 2004 Spanish National Hospital Discharge Registry, ...
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A cluster-randomised clinical trial comparing two cardiovascular health education strategies in a child population: the Savinghearts project

Description: Background: This paper describes a methodology for comparing the effects of an eduentertainment strategy involving a music concert, and a participatory class experience involving the description and making of a healthy breakfast, as educational vehicles for delivering obesity-preventing/cardiovascul...
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Development and validation of the competence in evidence based practice questionnaire (EBP-COQ) among nursing students

Description: Background: Nursing educators need rigorously developed instruments to assess competency in evidence based practice (EBP) at undergraduate level. This concept is defined as the capability to choose and use an integrated combination of knowledge, skills and attitudes with the intention to develop a t...
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Factors associated with the utilization of primary care emergency centers in a Spanish region with high population dispersion: a mixed-methods study

Description: BACKGROUND: Adequate access to primary care emergency centers is particularly important in rural areas isolated from urban centers. However, variability in utilization of emergency services located in primary care centers among inhabitants of nearby geographical areas is understudied. The objectives...
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Economic benefits of methylmercury exposure control in Europe: Monetary value of neurotoxicity prevention

Description: Background: Due to global mercury pollution and the adverse health effects of prenatal exposure to methylmercury (MeHg), an assessment of the economic benefits of prevented developmental neurotoxicity is necessary for any cost-benefit analysis. Methods: Distributions of hair-Hg concentrations among ...
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Development and validation of a questionnaire on 'Satisfaction with dermatological treatment of hand eczema' (DermaSat)

Description: OBJECTIVE: To develop a self-administered short questionnaire to assess patient satisfaction with medical treatment for hand eczema (dermatitis) with good psychometric properties. METHOD: The content of the questionnaire was determined on the basis of clinical consultation with groups of patients, f...
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Infectivity to Phlebotomus perniciosus of dogs naturally parasitized with Leishmania infantum after different treatments

Description: BACKGROUND: In Europe most dogs with clinical leishmaniosis are treated with leishmanicides, typically antimonials combined with allopurinol and good clinical recovery is observed in a high number of these dogs. Through xenodiagnosis, the capacity of a treated animal to infect the vector of the dise...
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