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    • A prospective cross-sectional study on quality of life and treatment satisfaction in type 2 diabetic patients with retinopathy without other major late diabetic complications 

      Alcubierre Calvo, Núria; Rubinat, Esther; Traveset Maeso, Alicia; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Hernandez, Marta; Jurjo Campo, Carmen; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: To assess quality of life and treatment satisfaction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with diabetic retinopathy (DR) using validated instruments, with comparison to patients without DR. Methods: A ...
    • Abdominal tuberculosis mimicking Crohn’s disease’s exacerbation: a clinical, diagnostic and surgical dilemma. A case report 

      Papis, Davide; Branchi, Vittorio; Gómez Quiles, Luis; Herrerias, Fernando; Vilardell, Felip; Gonzalez, Marta; Olsina Kissler, Jorge Juan (Elsevier, 2015)
      INTRODUCTION: Tuberculosis in Europe is a health public problem, which has increased constantly over the last few decades. The most common clinical manifestation of tuberculosis is pulmonary. The diagnosis of extrapulmonary ...
    • Acceptance or decline of requests to review manuscripts. A gender-based approach from a public health journal 

      Domínguez-Berjón, M.Felícitas; Godoy i García, Pere; Ruano-Ravina, Alberto; Negrín, Miguel Ángel; Vives Cases, Carmen; Álvarez-Dardet, Carlos; Bermúdez-Tamayo, Clara; López, M. José; Pérez, Glòria; Borrell, Carme (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Peer review in the scientific publication is widely used as a method to identify valuable knowledge. Editors have the task of selecting appropriate reviewers. We assessed the reasons given by potential reviewers for declining ...
    • Age-related macular degeneration in the aspect of chronic low-grade inflammation (Pathophysiological ParaInflammation) 

      Nita, Małgorzata; Grzybowski, Andrzej; Ascaso, Francisco J.; Huerva, Valentín (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      The products of oxidative stress trigger chronic low-grade inflammation (pathophysiological parainflammation) process in AMD patients. In early AMD, soft drusen contain many mediators of chronic low-grade inflammation such ...
    • An Update on Corneal Biomechanics and Architecture in Diabetes 

      Buey, María A. del; Casas, Paula; Caramello, Constanza; López, Nuria; Rica, Marisa de la; Subirón, Ana B.; Lanchares, Elena; Huerva, Valentín; Grzybowski, Andrzej; Ascaso, Francisco J. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2019)
      In the last decade, we have witnessed substantial progress in our understanding of corneal biomechanics and architecture. It is well known that diabetes is a systemic metabolic disease that causes chronic progressive damage ...
    • Aplicación de las redes neuronales artificiales para la estratificación de riesgo de mortalidad hospitalaria 

      Trujillano Cabello, Javier; March Llanes, Jaume; Badia Castello, Mariona; Rodríguez, A.; Sorribas Tello, Albert (Elsevier, 2003)
      Objetivo: Comparar la capacidad de predicción de mortalidad hospitalaria de una red neuronal artificial (RNA) con el Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) y la regresión logística (RL), y comparar ...
    • Assessment of corneal biomechanical properties and intraocular pressure in myopic spanish healthy population 

      Buey, María A. del; Lavilla, Laura; Ascaso, Francisco J.; Lanchares, Elena; Huerva, Valentín; Cristóbal, José A. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      Purpose. To examine biomechanical parameters of the cornea in myopic eyes and their relationship with the degree of myopia in a western healthy population. Methods. Corneal hysteresis (CH), corneal resistance factor (CRF), ...
    • Assessment of Inner Retinal Layers and Choroidal Thickness in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Study 

      Carbonell, Marc; Alonso, Núria; Castelblanco Echavarría, Esmeralda; Real, Jordi; Ramírez-Morros, Anna; Simó, Rafael; Hernández, Cristina; Jurjo Campo, Carmen; Traveset Maeso, Alicia; Valldeperas, Xavier; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (MDPI, 2019)
      Recent studies have shown that retinal neurodegeneration may precede visible vascular changes in diabetic retinopathy (DR). In addition, the relationship of choroidal thickness (CT) with DR stage is not well defined. To ...
    • Assessment of the influence of direct tobacco smoke on infection and active TB management 

      Altet, Neus; Latorre, Irene; Jiménez-Fuentes, María Ángeles; Maldonado, José; Molina, Israel; Milà, Celia; García-García, Esther; Villar-Hernández, Raquel; Laabei, Maisem; Gómez, Andromeda-Celeste; Godoy i García, Pere; de Souza-Galvão, Maria Luiza; Solano, Segismundo; Jiménez-Ruiz, Carlos A.; Domínguez, Jose (Public Library of Science, 2017)
      Smoking is a risk factor for tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease progression. Tobacco smoking increases susceptibility to TB in a variety of ways, one of which is due to a reduction of the IFN-γ response. Consequently, ...
    • Association between low empathy and high burnout among primary care physicians and nurses in Lleida, Spain 

      Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse; Vivanco, Luis; Soler González, Jorge (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Background: Burnout is a growing problem among healthcare professionals and may be mitigated and even prevented by measures designed to promote empathy and resilience. Objectives: We studied the association between burnout ...
    • Association between Sick Leave Prescribing Practices and Physician Burnout and Empathy 

      Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Soler González, Jorge (Public Library of Science, 2015-07-21)
      Objectives: To investigate the association between sick leave prescription and physician burnout and empathy in a primary care health district in Lleida, Spain. Methods: This descriptive study included 108 primary care ...
    • Association of low oleic acid intake with diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetic patients: a case–control study 

      Alcubierre Calvo, Núria; Navarrete Muñoz, Eva María; Rubinat, Esther; Falguera, Mireia; Valls Marsal, Joan; Traveset Maeso, Alicia; Vilanova, María-Belén; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Hernández, Marta; Granado Casas, Minerva; Martínez González, María Dolores; Jurjo Campo, Carmen; Franch-Nadal, Josep; Vioque, Jesus; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: The objective of this study was to describe the intake of macronutrient, especially fatty acids, and explore their possible effect on diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods: ...
    • Auditing the management of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks: the need for a tool 

      Torner Gràcia, Núria; Carnicer-Pont, Dolors; Castilla, Jesús; Cayla, Joan; Godoy i García, Pere; Domínguez García, Àngela; Epidemiological Surveillance Working Group of Catalonia and Navarre (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Public health activities, especially infectious disease control, depend on effective teamwork. We present the results of a pilot audit questionnaire aimed at assessing the quality of public health services in the management ...
    • Avaluació clínica objectiva i estructurada (ACOE) com a eina d'avaluació de competències en assignatures de pràctiques clíniques: estudi comparatiu. Avaluació de competències en pràctiques clíniques 

      Mias Carballal, Mª Carmen; Villalobos Mori, Rafael; Olsina Kissler, Jorge Juan; Escartín Arias, Alfredo; Viñas Sala, Jorge; Soler González, Jorge (CIDUI Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació, 2014)
      Els autors volen analitzar si l'avaluació tipus ACOE (avaluació clínica objectiva i estructurada) és útil per avaluar competències clíniques durant la formació dels estudiants de medicina. Es realitza un estudi comparatiu ...
    • Brote de gastroenteritis por agua potable de suministro público 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Borrull, C.; Palà, M.; Caubet, I.; Bach, Pilar; Nuin Orrio, Carmen; Espinet, L.; Torres, J.; Mirada, G. (Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria (SESPAS)Elsevier, 2003)
      Introducción: La potabilidad del agua induce a descartar el posible origen hídrico de los brotes. El objetivo fue investigar un brote de gastroenteritis por agua potable de suministro público. Métodos: Después de la ...
    • Brote de gastroenteritis por el consumo de agua de suministro público causado por Shigella sonnei 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Bartolomé, Rosa; Torres Puig-gros, Joan; Espinet, Lina; Escobar, Amàlia; Nuin Orrio, Carmen; Domínguez, Ángela (Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria (SESPAS)Elsevier, 2011)
      Objetivos: Investigar un brote de gastroenteritis que afectó a la población de València d’Àneu (Lleida). Métodos: Estudio de cohortes sobre el consumo de agua de la red, de agua embotellada y de agua de manantiales. La ...
    • Brotes por norovirus en residencias y centros sanitarios de Cataluña 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Domínguez García, Àngela; Alvarez, Josep; Camps, Neus; Barrabeig i Fabregat, Irene; Bartolomé, Rosa; Sala, Maria Rosa; Ferre, Dolors; Pañella, Helena; Torres Puig-gros, Joan; Minguell, Sofia; Alsedà Graells, Miquel; Pumares, Analía (Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 2009)
      Fundamentos. La baja dosis infectiva y las múltiples vías de transmisión facilitan la presentación de brotes de norovirus. El objetivo fue comparar la incidencia de brotes por norovirus en hospitales y residencias en ...
    • Calculation of iris-claw IOL power for correction of late in-the-bag IOL complex dislocation 

      Huerva, Valentín; Ascaso, Francisco J.; Caral, Isabel; Grzybowski, Andrzej (BMC, 2017)
      Background: To assess the constants and formula for aphakia correction with iris-claw IOLs to achieve the best refractive status in cases of late in-the-bag IOL complex dislocation. Methods: A literature search was performed. ...
    • Características de los casos graves hospitalizados por gripe pandémica A (H1N1) 2009 en Cataluña 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Rodés, Anna; Alvarez, Josep; Camps, Neus; Barrabeig i Fabregat, Irene; Sala, Maria Rosa; Minguell, Sofia; Lafuente, Sarah; Pumarola, Tomás; Domínguez García, Àngela; Plasència, Antoni; CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group (Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 2011)
      Fundamentos. Las pandemias de gripe pueden comportar una mayor gravedad. El objetivo fue determinar las características de los casos graves hospitalizados de gripe pandémica en Cataluña y estudiar factores de riesgo de ...
    • Characteristics of hospitalized cases of Pertussis in Catalonia and Navarra, two regions in the north of Spain 

      Crespo, Inma; Toledo, Diana; Soldevila, Núria; Jordán, Iolanda; Solano, Rubén; Castilla, Jesús; Caylà, Joan A.; Godoy i García, Pere; Muñoz Almagro, Carmen; Domínguez García, Àngela (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Pertussis causes a large number of cases and hospitalizations in Catalonia and Navarra. We made a study of household cases of pertussis during 2012 and 2013 in order to identify risk factors for hospitalization in pertussis ...