Ana López de Andrés

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BACKGROUND In the last decade, the number of foreign residents in Spain has doubled and it has become one of the countries in the European Union with the highest number of immigrants There is no doubt that the health of the immigrant population has become a relevant subject from the point of view of public healthcare. Our study aimed at describing the(More)
BACKGROUND Hip arthroplasties is one of the most frequent surgical procedures in Spain and are conducted mainly in elderly subjects. We aim to analyze changes in incidence, co-morbidity profile, length of hospital stay (LOHS), costs and in-hospital mortality (IHM) of patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) over an 8-year study period in(More)
This study sought to evaluate influenza vaccination coverage in Madrid (Spain). Coverages were estimated for vaccine target groups and special attention was placed on the immigrant population. Individual data from 7341 adults included in the Madrid City Health Survey conducted in 2005 was used. Overall influenza vaccination coverage was 24%. Compliance with(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the associations between obesity and self-rated health and psychological well-being in Spanish women. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. Three dependent variables were defined: self-rated health; self-declared diagnosis of psychiatric disorders or use of psychiatric drugs; and General Health Questionnaire-12 (GHQ-12) score. A set of(More)
Analgesics are among the most commonly consumed drugs by the world populations. Within the broader context of self-medication, pain relief occupies a prominent position. Our study was to ascertain the prevalence of self-medication with analgesics among the Spanish population and to identify predictors of self-medication, including psychological disorders,(More)
BACKGROUND People with COPD suffering from coronary artery disease are frequently treated with revascularization procedures. We aim to compare trends in the use and outcomes of these procedures in COPD and non-COPD patients in Spain between 2001 and 2011. METHODS We identified all patients who had undergone percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) and(More)
71 in 2008 in which Diaz et al 9 described a patient treated with adalimumab for rheumatoid arthritis whose lesions developed 2 months after the start of biologic treatment; and the third reported by Adenis-Lamarre et al 10 in 2009 in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis receiving adalimumab who developed skin lesions and was subsequently diagnosed with M(More)
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