Conocimientos y actitudes de los médicos de Atención Primaria de Andalucía (España) sobre la detección de personas con riesgo elevado de cáncer de mama y colorrectal

Objetivos Explorar los conocimientos y las actitudes de los médicos de Atención Primaria de Andalucía sobre la detección de personas con riego elevado de cáncer de mama y colorrectal y el cáncer hereditario. Métodos Estudio descriptivo transversal a partir de una encuesta de opinión on line. Cuestionario de 24 preguntas. Para el análisis estadístico se…

Concentrations of bisphenol-A in adults from the general population: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Background Human bisphenol-A (BPA) exposure has been linked to adverse health effects even at low doses, which may be of potential public health concern. Objective To summarize BPA concentrations in general human population and their variability according to sex, geographic area, and analytical method. Methods Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies reporting BPA concentrations in…

Comprehension and Recall of Information about Factors Associated to Peri‐Implantitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Aim : To evaluate the effect of different communication strategies on comprehension and recall of information about factors associated to peri‐implantitis. Material and methods : A prospective, randomized controlled trial was conducted in consecutive patients diagnosed with peri‐implantitis. The sample was divided into three groups according to the communication strategy used: Test group1 – Written communication…

Compliance with Supportive Periodontal/Peri‐Implant Therapy: A Systematic Review

Aim The present systematic review aimed at assessing the degree of compliance with supportive periodontal/peri‐implant therapy as well as identifying patient‐related factors that could potentially play a role on patient compliance. Methods Electronic and manual literature searches were carried out to assess patient compliance during maintenance. Main outcomes were compliance definition, degree of compliance and…

Competition in the off-patent medicine market in Spain: The national reference pricing system versus the regional system of tendering for outpatient prescription medicines in Andalusia

Spain has a reference price system (RPS) for off-patent medicines since 1997. In addition, from 2012, Andalusia is running a series of tenders for procuring off-patent medicines dispensed by community pharmacies, for those medicines included in the system of homogenous clusters within the national reference price system. Such tenders offer additional savings to the regional…

Comparison of prognostic models to predict the occurrence of colorectal cancer in asymptomatic individuals: a systematic literature review and external validation in the EPIC and UK Biobank prospective cohort studies

Objective To systematically identify and validate published colorectal cancer risk prediction models that do not require invasive testing in two large population-based prospective cohorts. Design Models were identified through an update of a published systematic review and validated in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) and the UK Biobank. The performance of…