Javier Gómez-Pavón

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OBJECTIVES Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is a multidimensional health measurement and a key to optimal aging. The aim of this study was to examine the association of nutritional status with HRQoL in the elderly. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Villanueva Older Health Study, a community-based study in Villanueva de la Cañada (Madrid,(More)
INTRODUCTION Nonagenarian population, clearly increasing, shows different characteristics from the rest of elderly people. Health-related quality of life is a way to study population health in physical, psychological and social dimensions. OBJECTIVES To examine the relationship between nutritional status and health-related quality of life in a group of(More)
El concepto de fragilidad se encuentra ampliamente extendido en el ámbito de la Geriatrı́a y de la Atención Primaria, al igual que en el resto de los profesionales que dedican su principal actividad a la atención de las personas mayores. Establecer intervenciones efectivas para prevenir o retrasar la aparición de discapacidad y dependencia en personas(More)
patients with acute coronary syndromes. N Engl J Med 2007;357:2001–2015. 3. Majumdar SR, Gurwitz JH, Soumerai SB. Undertreatment of hyperlipidemia in the secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. J Gen Intern Med 1999; 14:711–717. 4. Hunt D, Young P, Simes J et al. Benefits of pravastatin on cardiovascular events and mortality in older patients with(More)
We present four cases of patients admitted to an acute geriatric unit with a presumptive diagnosis of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia between 2001 and 2005. Because of the difficulty of performing transbronchial biopsy in these patients, who showed a variety of clinical presentations, the suspected diagnosis was based on clinical and(More)
Objectives: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is a multidimensional health measurement and a key to optimal aging. The aim of this study was to examine the association of nutritional status with HRQoL in the elderly. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Villanueva Older Health Study, a community-based study in Villanueva de la Cañada (Madrid,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the risk of mortality, functional decline and institutionalization, as well as the hospital cost associated with patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in an Acute Geriatric Unit (AGU). MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively gathered data on patients admitted to the AGU(More)
The elderly are one of the groups at greatest risk for adverse drugs reactions (ADR). The mean prevalence of these reactions in this population is 30%. Dementia is not an independent risk factor of ADR, but is the main condition that increases all risk factors (polypharmacy, comorbidity, inappropriate prescribing, drug-drug interactions, advanced age, and(More)