Ana Belén García-Garrido

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OBJECTIVE To analyze cervical cancer screening performed in Cantabria by evaluating the coverage and costs of screening and by calculating the available direct costs of the disease and the indirect costs of cervical cancer mortality. METHODS Screening for cervical cancer is performed in women aged between 21 and 65. According to the census for 2011 in(More)
Primary care should be the cornerstone of any health system. It is the first contact with the community health system of any country. The Declaration of Alma-Ata, 1978, seeks to provide the basis for the construction of a new health system that will allow the full exercise of the right to health. Carrying out an external rotation in Primary Care in Posadas,(More)
BACKGROUND It is well known the inverse relationship between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and the use of consultations. However, most studies deal sex as a confounding variable rather than to explicitly investigate sex differences. The study aims to know the influence of HRQoL of the elderly on the use of Primary Care consultations in a sex(More)
INTRODUCTION Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer worldwide in women, with an annual mortality of 3.6 per 100.000 women in Spain. An opportunistic screening protocol is currently being developed in Cantabria. The objective of the study is to propose a population-based screening program in Cantabria and assess its cost-benefits. PATIENTS AND(More)
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