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Effectiveness of needle and syringe Programmes in people who inject drugs – An overview of systematic reviews
BackgroundNeedle and syringe programmes (NSP) are a critical component of harm reduction interventions among people who inject drugs (PWID). Our primary objective was to summarize the evidence on the… Expand
Overview of Pharmacoepidemiological Databases in the Assessment of Medicines Under Real-Life Conditions
The raison d’etre of these studies is to bridge the gap between the information generated by clinical pre-marketing trials and the real-world drug usage, since drugs often do not perform as well in… Expand
Health-related quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus starting with new glucose lowering drugs: An inception cohort study.
- C. Torre, J. Guerreiro, P. Longo, J. Raposo, H. Leufkens, A. Martins
- Primary care diabetes
- 1 June 2019
AIMS To assess baseline and change after 26-weeks in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) initiating one of the new glucose lowering drugs (GLD) in… Expand
Syringe Exchange Programmes in the Context of Harm Reduction
- C. Torre
- 1 June 2009
ARQUIVOS DE MEDICINA, 23(3):119-31 Injecting drug users (IDU) are particularly vulnerable to hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other bloodborne infections as result of… Expand
Patterns of glucose lowering drugs utilization in Portugal and in the Netherlands. Trends over time.
- C. Torre, J. Guerreiro, Sofia de Oliveira Martins, J. Raposo, Ana Paula Martins, H. Leufkens
- Primary care diabetes
- 1 December 2015
AIMS To compare the temporal trends in the consumption patterns of glucose lowering drugs (GLD) between Portugal and the Netherlands from 2004 to 2013 and to examine possible reasons behind the… Expand
Syringe exchange in community pharmacies--The Portuguese experience.
BACKGROUND Since 1993 the participation of Portuguese pharmacies to the national Syringe Exchange Programme (SEP) has remained high. However, no national guidelines or standard procedures are… Expand
The Association Between Polypharmacy and Adverse health Consequences in Elderly Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients; a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
- Labib Al-Musawe, Ana Paula Martins, João Filipe Raposo, C. Torre
- Diabetes research and clinical practice
- 31 July 2019
AIM To summarize the existing literature concerning the association between polypharmacy and adverse health consequences in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS We searched four… Expand
Perfil terapêutico da hipertensão na Rede Médicos Sentinela - 12 anos depois
Objectives: To determine the treatment profile of hypertension in the Portuguese sentinel practice network and compare the results 12 years after an initial study. Study design: Cross-sectional… Expand
Use of generic and essential medicines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Portugal
- H. Gama, C. Torre, J. Guerreiro, A. Azevedo, S. Costa, N. Lunet
- BMC Health Services Research
- 29 June 2017
BackgroundThe successful control of cardiovascular diseases at the lowest possible cost requires the use of the most effective and affordable medicines. We aimed to describe the trends in the… Expand