Eduardo Hermosilla Pérez

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BACKGROUND Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSC) are a set of selected codes of hospital discharge diagnosis intended to measure avoidable hospitalizations. Primary Health Care Services may avoid the hospitalizations due to ACSC by applying any of the following interventions, that are characteristics of this level of care: a) primary prevention; b)(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Considering recent outbreaks of rubella in immigrant population in Madrid (Spain), we investigated the proportion of rubella susceptibility in immigrant women in Catalonia, Spain. PATIENTS AND METHOD Seroprevalence study in pregnant women of the immigrant community. Information of demographic possible risk factors associated to(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Epidemiologic studies of polymyositis-dermatomyositis incidence in Spain are lacking. The aim of the study was to determine the incidence rates of dermatomyositis-polymyositis and their distribution in our country. MATERIAL AND METHOD Observational and descriptive study. Data was obtained from hospital discharge code (CMBD) during(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Women who are pregnant during influenza season have an increased risk of infection and severe clinical disease. Several national and international organizations currently recommend vaccination for pregnant women. We intended to estimate the influenza vaccination rate in a population of postpartum women attended in a tertiary(More)
INTRODUCTION Children aged less than 2 years old and those with chronic diseases have a high risk of complications and hospitalization due to influenza. Despite the broad consensus in the literature on the indication for annual immunization of these patients, less than 30 % of the children with high-risk underlying conditions are immunized each year. The(More)
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