Feasibility of the SINERGIAPS (“Sinergias entre profesionales y pacientes para una Atención Primaria Segura”) intervention for improving patient safety in primary care

Aim The primary aim was to examine the feasibility of intervention delivery and of trial procedures. Secondary aims were to study the intervention uptake; its acceptability and perceived utility; and its potential to improve safety culture and avoidable hospital admissions. Methods We conducted a 3-month, single-arm feasibility study in 10 primary care (PC) centres in…

Factors That Influence Coping With Chronic Noncancer Pain in European Countries: A Systematic Review of Measuring Instruments

Background and aim Coping can be defined as the cognitive efforts and behavioral practices that people develop in situations which they consider to be stressful. In people with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (CNCP), coping is influenced by the biological, psychological, and socio-cultural resources available to them. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate the…

Factors associated with serum ferritin levels and iron excess: results from the EPIC-EurGast study

Purpose Excess iron is involved in the development of non-communicable diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular conditions. We aimed to describe the prevalence of excess iron and its determinants in healthy European adults. Methods Sociodemographic, lifestyle, iron status, dietary information, and HFE genotyping were obtained from controls from the nested case–control study…

Factors associated with prolonged episodes of mechanical restraint in mental health hospitalisation units in Andalusia

Introduction Factors associated with prolonged episodes of mechanical restraint and other coercive interventions are not clearly established and have been not studied in Andalusia (Spain). Aim To study factors associated with prolonged episodes of mechanical restraint. Method We analysed retrospectively episodes of mechanical restraint (N=6267, prolonged episode >9.5 hours) in all public mental health hospitalisation…

Factors Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Multinomial Logistic Analysis

The main aim of this study was to determine the association of various clinical, functional and pharmacological factors with the physical (PCS) and mental (MCS) summary components of the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of community-dwelling older adults. Design: Cross-sectional study. Patients and setting: Sample of 573 persons aged over 65 years, recruited at 12…

Factores predictores de la institucionalización de personas mayores en situación de dependencia en Andalucía

Objetivo El presente artículo reflexiona sobre la necesidad de apostar por la articulación de una estrategia de ética que incluya 2 de los pilares básicos que afectan al bienestar de las personas, la atención de los servicios sanitarios y de los servicios sociales. El objetivo es realizar un acercamiento a la percepción de profesionales de…

Factores asociados a la incidencia y la mortalidad por COVID-19 en las comunidades autónomas

Objetivo Analizar la evolución de la epidemia de COVID-19 después del estado de alarma e identificar factores asociados a las diferencias entre las comunidades autónomas. Método Estudio ecológico que utilizó variables epidemiológicas, demográficas, ambientales y sobre la estructura de los servicios sanitarios como variables explicativas. El periodo de análisis fue desde el 15 de marzo…

Factores asociados a la demora prehospitalaria en hombres y mujeres con síndrome coronario agudo.

Fundamento. Identificar factores asociados a la demora prehospitalaria en personas que han tenido un síndrome coronario agudo Material y métodos. Se estudiaron mediante encuesta pacientes ingresados por síndrome coronario agudo en los 33 hospitales públicos andaluces, obteniéndose información sobre diferentes tipos de variables: socio-demográficas, contextuales, clínicas, percepción, actuaciones, y transporte. Se aplicaron modelos de regresión…