Jeanette Muniz

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BACKGROUND Stethoscopes are contaminated with bacteria, but predictors of stethoscope disinfection frequency are unknown. We sought to describe health care provider stethoscope disinfection attitudes and practices and determine predictors of frequent disinfection. METHODS We used an anonymous online survey of nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians at(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to describe the degree of compliance of agreed practices with reference to primary care patients with Type 2 diabetes of 40 years old and older in Galicia (NW Spain). METHODS A total of 108 primary care physicians were selected at random from the totality of doctors. Each physician selected 30 patients at random from their(More)
AIM To evaluate the effect of an educational intervention among primary care physicians on several indicators of good clinical practice in diabetes care. METHODS Two groups of physicians were randomly assigned to the intervention or control group (IG and CG). Every physician randomly selected two samples of patients from all type 2 diabetic patients aged(More)
The 21-gene recurrence score (RS) assay is prognostic in estrogen receptor-positive (HR+), HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer (BC). The interaction between RS and host factors including metabolic syndrome (MS) is unclear. MS conditions such as obesity have been associated with worse BC prognosis. The aim of this study was to identify associations(More)
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