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30 junio 2020 Entrevista a Pascual Caballero, asesor médico de MSF “Preparación de las residencias de personas mayores para hacer frente a brotes de COVID-19. Médicos Sin Fronteras, Andalucía” 8 julio 2020 Entrevista a Pilar Rodríguez, presidenta de la Fundación PILARES “Garantía de acceso a la atención sanitaria y modelo de atencíon integral, centrada en…

Level of Palliative Care Complexity in Advanced Cancer Patients: A Multinomial Logistic Analysis

The current treatment approach for patients in palliative care (PC) requires a health model based on shared and individualised care, according to the degree of complexity encountered. The aims of this study were to describe the levels of complexity that may be present, to determine their most prevalent elements and to identify factors that may…

Emerging Arboviruses (Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika) in Southeastern Mexico: Influence of Socio-Environmental Determinants on Knowledge and Practices

The proliferation of arboviruses and their vectors is influenced by a complex interplay between vector, environment and human behaviors. The aim of this work is to analyze the influence of socio-environmental determinants on knowledge and practices regarding arboviruses transmission, among the residents of three communities on the southern border of Mexico. Between June 2017 and…

Scientific risk reporting in medical journals can bias expert judgment: Comparing surgeons’ risk comprehension across reporting formats

A recent systematic search of orthopedic surgery literature suggests that scientific risk reporting often deviates from best practices in specific ways (Petrova, Joeris, Sanchez, Salamanca-Fernandez, & Garcia-Retamero, 2018). These deviations could cause dangerous biases in health professionals’ risk interpretations and risk communication practices. To investigate potential vulnerabilities, we conducted the first comparative study estimating the…