Francisco Ledesma

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BACKGROUND Despite effective analgesic therapy, inadequate pain control is frequently perceived by patients and caregivers. AIMS To assess satisfaction with management of pain in cancer patients. METHODS Between January and May 2007, a cross-sectional multicentre study was conducted in 64 Medical Oncology Departments throughout Spain. A total of 525(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Atypical antipsychotics have been related with hyperglycaemia, diabetes mellitus, weight gain and lipid alterations in some patients. This study analyzed whether continuous treatment with risperidone, olanzapine, or clozapine entails a risk of glucose or lipid metabolism alterations in schizophrenic patients. PATIENTS AND METHOD(More)
INTRODUCTION In 2009 a deep change in ARV treatment took place in Spain with the introduction of new ARV drugs. The principal objective of the study was to determine the clinical situation of the patients in which DRV/r was introduced in the ARV therapy. METHODS Observational, cross sectional and multicentre study in which 91 reference hospitals(More)
The Perfil-es study demonstrated that, while non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)-based initial antiretroviral therapy (ART) is more frequently used in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected naïve patients, ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitors (PI/r)-based regimens are the preferred option in patients with advanced infectious stages(More)
Unlabeled serum samples from patients attended at the Emergency Department of our Hospital were collected for a 10-week period to measure the presence of anti-HIV antibodies and assess the prevalence of the infection in this population. Both suspected (with warning mark on samples) and non-suspected patients of having the infection were included.(More)