Predictive Model and Mortality Risk Score during Admission for Ischaemic Stroke with Conservative Treatment

Background: Stroke is the second cause of mortality worldwide and the first in women. The aim of this study is to develop a predictive model to estimate the risk of mortality in the admission of patients who have not received reperfusion treatment. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was conducted of a clinical–administrative database, reflecting all…

The relationship between blood pressure and risk of renal cell carcinoma

Background The relation between blood pressure and kidney cancer risk is well established but complex and different study designs have reported discrepant findings on the relative importance of diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and systolic blood pressure (SBP). In this study, we sought to describe the temporal relation between diastolic and SBP with renal cell carcinoma…

Modificaciones del derecho de consumo con entrada en vigor el 1 de enero de 2022

Jornadas Formativas Consumo 2022 La Dirección General de Consumo organiza, en colaboración con la Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública, un ciclo de Jornadas formativas que se desarrollarán durante el año 2022 con el objetivo de analizar y dar a conocer, al personal técnico de los distintos servicios y oficinas de consumo, las distintas normativas y…

Finales con Sentido

DescargarLibro: Finales con Sentido Libro de relatos sobre la búsqueda de sentido al final de la vida La Red de Cuidados Paliativos de Andalucía (RedPAL) ha celebrado -entre septiembre y diciembre de 2021- su II Concurso de Microrrelatos. En este certamen han sido admitidos a concurso 239 microrrelatos. El tema elegido para los relatos ha…

Genetically determined reproductive aging and coronary heart disease: a bidirectional two-sample Mendelian Randomization

Background Accelerated reproductive aging, in women indicated by early natural menopause, is associated with increased coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in observational studies. Conversely, an adverse CHD risk profile has been suggested to accelerate menopause. Objectives To study the direction and evidence for causality of the relationship between reproductive aging and (non-)fatal CHD and CHD…

Public Perception of Organ Donation and Transplantation Policies in Southern Spain

This research explores how public awareness and attitudes toward donation and transplantation policies may contribute to Spain’s success in cadaveric organ donation. Materials and Methods A representative sample of 813 people residing in Andalusia (Southern Spain) were surveyed by telephone or via Internet between October and December 2018. Results Most participants trust Spain’s donation and…

Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validation, and Piloting of the Patient Reported Experiences and Outcomes of Safety in Primary Care Questionnaire for Its Use in Spain

Objective This study aimed to cross-culturally adapt, validate, and pilot the Patient Reported Experiences and Outcomes of Safety in Primary Care questionnaire for its use in Spain. Methods After setting up an expert panel to determine its content validity, the questionnaire was translated and back-translated, and subjected to cognitive testing. The questionnaire was piloted in…

Autocuidado ético y emocional para sanitariosEthical and emotional self-care for health professionals

La pandemia de la COVID-19 ha puesto de relieve, una vez más, las carencias con relación a las habilidades para el autocuidado ético y emocional por parte de los profesionales sanitarios de este país. En la presente colaboración se revisan brevemente algunas de las iniciativas realizadas para paliar dicha carencia, se sugieren diversas preguntas esenciales…

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…