Fernando Martínez-Martínez

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Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of medicine-related problems, understood as negative clinical outcomes, that result in hospital emergency department (ED) visits and to establish relationships among risk factors and the appearance of pharmacotherapy negative outcomes. Methods A stratified two-stage probabilistic sampling approach was used which(More)
BACKGROUND Epilepsy is a complex chronic disorder which affects health-related quality of life (HRQOL), especially in women. METHODS This study is a pragmatic randomised controlled trial involving women with epilepsy (WWE) over 18 years of age. RESULTS One hundred eighty-two WWE entered the study and 144 (79.1%) completed it. The t-test for comparing(More)
The aim of this study was to measure the community pharmacy white-coat effect (CPWCE) in treated hypertensive patients and to compare its magnitude with the WCE in the physician's office (POWCE). This cross-sectional study attempted to cover the treated hypertensive population, of more than 18 years of age and users of a rural CP located in Palmera(More)
INTRODUCTION Achievement and maintenance of good asthma control is a major objective in asthma management. However, asthma control in many patients is suboptimal, due to improper use of asthma medications and non-adherence. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a pharmacist intervention on asthma control in adult patients. METHODS A 6-month(More)
BACKGROUND Low adherence to pharmacological treatments is one of the factors associated with poor blood pressure control. Questionnaires are an indirect measurement method that is both economic and easy to use. However, questionnaires should meet specific criteria, to minimize error and ensure reproducibility of results. Numerous studies have been conducted(More)
PURPOSE The impact of smart infusion pumps on the interception of errors in the programming of i.v. drug administrations on a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) is investigated. METHODS A prospective observational intervention study was conducted in the PICU of a hospital in Madrid, Spain, to estimate the patient safety benefits resulting from the(More)
BACKGROUND The usefulness of the community pharmacy blood pressure (BP) (CPBP) method in assessing the effectiveness of antihypertensive treatment has not been adequately studied. The aim of this study was to assess the agreement between community pharmacy, home, and physician office BP (POBP) measurement methods in treated hypertensive patients. METHODS(More)
Background Despite many research studies demonstrating the benefit in clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes of professional pharmacy services, there is a paucity of evidence when these services become incorporated into the usual practice of a community pharmacy. Objective The objective of the present study was to evaluate the clinical, economic, and(More)
BACKGROUND The concept of pharmaceutical care is operationalized through pharmaceutical professional services, which are patient-oriented to optimize their pharmacotherapy and to improve clinical outcomes. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) of a medication review with follow-up (MRF)(More)
The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate the impact of pharmacists' interventions on clinical asthma outcomes on adult patients and to identify the outcome indicators used.PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and Scielo were searched. Studies addressing pharmacists' interventions on adult asthma patients reporting clinical asthma outcomes were(More)