Fernando Andrés

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The purpose was to determine the reliability and validity of the DADV scale to evaluate vision-related functional limitations in persons over 65 years. Cross sectional study was performed to determine the reliability and validity of a questionnaire (9 items). A total of 1387 subjects were selected by random sampling. An analysis of the intra/inter-observer(More)
AIM The main objective of this study was the validation of a brief support instrument for the diagnosis of insomnia in older adults. METHODS An observational study was carried out for the evaluation of the Insomnia in the Elderly Scale using the psychiatric interview as the gold standard. Data was collected in a primary care setting in the city of(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have been conducted on supplementing the daily diet with plant sterol ester-enriched milk derivatives in order to reduce LDL-cholesterol levels and, consequently, cardiovascular risk. However, clinical practice guidelines on hypercholesterolaemia state that there is not sufficient evidence to recommend their use in subjects with(More)
BACKGROUND The difficulty in identifying and distinguishing Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in primary care is well known. The main objective of this study is to determine the frequency of MDD in persons aged 65 years and older using the Detection of Depression in the Elderly Scale (DDES). A second objective is to determine the convergent validity of the(More)
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