David Suárez

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To assess baseline predictors and consequences of antipsychotic adherence during the long-term treatment of schizophrenia outpatients, data were taken from the 3-year, prospective, observational, European Schizophrenia Outpatients Health Outcomes (SOHO) study, in which outpatients starting or changing antipsychotics were assessed every 6 months.(More)
OBJECTIVE Few studies have prospectively examined remission and recovery as well as their predictors in schizophrenia simultaneously. Aims of the study were to identify remission and recovery rates as well as their predictors in schizophrenia. METHOD 392 never-treated patients with schizophrenia were assessed over 3 years. Combined remission and recovery(More)
RATIONALE Several Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines recommendations are reevaluated. OBJECTIVES To analyze the effectiveness of treatments recommended in the sepsis guidelines. METHODS In a prospective observational study, we studied all adult patients with severe sepsis from 77 intensive care units. We recorded compliance with four therapeutic goals(More)
Remission and relapse are clinical outcomes of increasing interest in schizophrenia. We analyzed remission and relapse, and the sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with these outcomes, in the usual care of schizophrenia using the 3-year, follow-up data from a large cohort of outpatients with schizophrenia taking part in the prospective,(More)
Induction of preoperative progressive pneumoperitoneum is an elective procedure in patients with hernias with loss of domain. A prospective study was carried out from June 2003 to May 2005 at the Hospital de Especialidades, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Leon, Mexico. Preoperative progressive pneumoperitoneum was induced using a double-lumen(More)
Antipsychotic discontinuation rates are a powerful indicator of medication effectiveness in schizophrenia. We examined antipsychotic discontinuation in the Schizophrenia Outpatient Health Outcomes (SOHO) study, a 3-year prospective, observational study in outpatients with schizophrenia in 10 European countries. Patients (n=7728) who started antipsychotic(More)
Recovery is an important outcome of schizophrenia that has not been well defined or researched. Using a stringent definition of recovery that included long-lasting symptomatic and functional remission as well as an adequate quality of life for a minimum of 24 months and until the 36-month visit, we determined the frequency and predictors of recovery in(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk of infection by P. aeruginosa. The specific role of bronchiectasis in both infection and chronic colonization by this microorganism in COPD, however, remains ill defined.To evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for P. aeruginosa recovery from sputum in(More)
Data from the 3-year, prospective, observational SOHO study were used to compare the effectiveness (in terms of treatment discontinuation) and the tolerability of olanzapine, risperidone, other atypicals and typical antipsychotics in 1009 previously untreated outpatients with schizophrenia who started monotherapy at baseline. Kaplan-Meier survival analysis(More)
OBJECTIVE During the first pandemic, some patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza were treated with corticosteroids. The objective of this study was to assess the effect on survival of corticosteroid therapy in patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza. METHODS Prospective, observational, multicenter study performed in 148 ICU. Data were recorded(More)