Javier Marco Martínez

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INTRODUCTION We present a summary of the results of the hospital activities of the Internal Medicine (IM) Departments of the National Health Care System during the years 2005-2006. MATERIAL AND METHODS The patients hospitalized in the IM departments of Spain during 2005 and 2006 were analyzed according to the data obtained from the minimum basic data set(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate possible changes in the social, cultural and economical profile of our HIV infected patients appearing during the last five years and their potential impact on incidence, prevention, and follow-up of HIV infection. METHODS We conduce a retrospective analysis of demographic, sociocultural, clinical and therapeutic characteristics of(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyse the activity of interconsultations conducted by the departments of internal medicine, communicating their importance to managers and offering information to these departments to improve their organisation. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted using an interconsultation activity survey (on-demand consulting activity for other(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of hospital re-admissions to an Internal Medicine Department at a Community General Hospital as well as variables associated with them. METHODS Analysis of hospital discharges during 1997. Data were provided by the Coding and Filing Service, and included sociodemographic data and aspects related to medical care to each(More)
UNLABELLED Mortality is an important indicator of clinical activity. The aim of this paper is to analyze the mortality in Internal Medicine (IM) departments in our country taking into account the characteristics of the patients seen at our hospitals. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patients attended at the IM Departments of Spanish hospitals during 2006 were(More)