Emilio Perea-Milla López

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was: 1) To determine the effect of non invasive ventilation (NIV) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with acute respiratory failure, and 2) To find out whether there are differences in the results according to the site where ventilation in applied. PATIENTS AND METHOD Meta-analysis(More)
The aim of this study was to identify factors related to lip cancer (LC) considering individual characteristics and sociodemographic factors. A case-control study was carried out in the province of Granada (Andalusia, southern Spain). The cases were 105 males with squamous-cell carcinoma of the lip, diagnosed between 1987 and 1989 (aged 20-70 years) and(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the variability in hospitalisation rates because of the most common ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC), by town and gender; b) to describe the influence on these rates of the characteristics of primary care (reformed or non-reformed model and kind of centre), the health level of the population, geographical accessibility and(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the need to assess arterial blood gases in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in accordance with spirometric values. PATIENTS AND METHOD Transverse study in stable COPD patients with spirometry and pulse oximetry assessment. Specific exclusion criteria were:(More)
UNLABELLED The authors determine whether or not nurses should use perfusion pumps for concentrated hematin transfusions, measuring the degree of hemolysis which occurs in two distinct models. METHODOLOGY STUDY SAMPLE Concentrated hematin transfusions by means of an infusion pump on children in a Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit at the(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the impact of admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Andalusia during 2000. METHODS All patients with DRG codes 088 and 541, which would receive ICD-9 codes 491, 492, 493.2, 494 and 496 in the cause of admission field, were extracted from the Minimum Basic Data Set for Andalusia. We compiled descriptive(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of tuberculous infection in schoolchildren in the province of Malaga, Spain, and to evaluate its relation to sociodemographic variables. POPULATION AND METHODS Tuberculin skin tests were used to screen 6-year-olds in their first year of primary school in this cross-sectional study of the prevalence of infection, with(More)
The purpose of this study is to find out more about the implementation of functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) in our country. To do that, we designed a survey which was sent to 160 public hospitals (June 2002). We received the answers of 111 hospitals. 82.9% of hospitals and 58% of surgeons performed FESS, with some differences among autonomic(More)
Our aim was to know the clinical performance and management results of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) in Spanish hospitals. We sent a survey on the use and results of FESS to 160 Spanish public hospitals in June of 2002, obtaining a response rate of 69%. 82.9% of the interviewed hospitals carried out FESS and 17.1% of the remaining used the(More)