Fernando Martínez-Martínez

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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)
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)
  • M. Isabel Baena, M. Jose Faus, +8 authors Antonio Zarzuelo
  • 2006
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)
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)
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)
Pharmacist-led medication review services are recognized as a key to medicines management. This case study describes the implementation process of a medication review with follow-up service in a community pharmacy setting and evaluates its initial outcomes. An implementation-effectiveness hybrid study was undertaken in a community pharmacy setting. The(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 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)
BACKGROUND One of the main factors associated with the inadequacy of blood pressure control is patients' non-adherence to antihypertensive drug therapy. OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of an intervention program on antihypertensive medication adherence in the community pharmacy setting. METHODS Treated hypertensive patients were enrolled in a 6-month(More)
PURPOSE The effect of a protocol-based pharmacist intervention on blood pressure (BP) control among treated hypertensive patients who use community pharmacies was studied. METHODS A quasi-experimental study with a control group was conducted at 13 community pharmacies in Jaén and Granada in Spain. Hypertensive patients over age 18 years who were receiving(More)