Carlos De Los Rios

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Noncommunicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, cancer, and mental illness, are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. These diseases are chronic and often mediated predominantly by social determinants of health. Currently there exists a global-health workforce crisis and a subsequent(More)
— The Space Power Grid (SPG) architecture described in papers from our group since 2006, is an evolutionary approach to realizing the global dream of Space Solar Power (SSP). SPG first concentrates on helping terrestrial power plants become viable, aligning with public policy priorities. It enables a real-time power exchange through Space to help locate new(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite showing acceptable psychometric properties, the criterion validity of the original Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool (FiRST) has been called into question for including insufficiently challenging comparison groups. Consequently our objective was to validate a Spanish version of the FiRST including pain disorders more analogous to(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the transcultural equivalency of the Spanish version of the Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool (FiRST) and its discriminatory ability in different Latin American samples. DESIGN Validation study. SETTING Departments of Rheumatology in general hospitals and private centers; fibromyalgia unit in a university hospital. SUBJECTS 350(More)
Mission: The Permanente Journal is written and published by the clinicians of the Permanente Medical Groups and KFHP to promote the delivery of superior health care through the principles and benefits of Permanente Medicine.
Mission: The Permanente Journal is written and published by the clinicians of the Permanente Medical Groups and KFHP to promote the delivery of superior health care through the principles and benefits of Permanente Medicine.
Preliminary and Incomplete. Please do not cite. Introduction There is worldwide agreement on poverty reduction as a key development policy goal; however there is little agreement on the definition of poverty. The definition of poverty is critical for successful poverty eradication strategies. Traditionally poverty was approached using univariate metrics,(More)
Mission: The Permanente Journal is written and published by the clinicians of the Permanente Medical Groups and KFHP to promote the delivery of superior health care through the principles and benefits of Permanente Medicine.
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