José de Jesús Gutiérrez Rodriguez

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OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of functional impairment at hospital admission and after hospital discharge, and to identify those factors that could be predictors of such impairment in a cohort of elderly people with high level of independence in the basic activities of daily living (BADL). DESIGN Epidemiologic, longitudinal and prospective study.(More)
Analyses were conducted to estimate lifetime and current prevalence of major depressive disorder (MDD) for four representative cities of Mexico, to identify variables that influence the probability of MDD, and to further describe depression in Mexican culture. A multistage probability sampling design was used to draw a sample of 2,509 adults in four(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the level of compliance with the official curriculum residence programme by geriatrics trainees, and to analyse their level of satisfaction. MATERIAL AND METHODS A questionnaire was developed including these sections: trainee filiation, and questions related to their clinical training, academic formation, research training,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of functional decline of elderly patients discharged from an emergency department and to analized functional impairment as a risk of readmission. METHODS A prospective cohort aged 75 or older were followed up after discharge from an emergency department between 01-02-95 and 01-04-95. The study protocol included(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)
OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of cognitive decline and dementia in the residential environment, the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments used, and the possible existence of undiagnosed dementia. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed a cross-sectional epidemiological study in a population of 215 elderly persons institutionalized in October(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of delirium in the residential environment and to analyse the associated clinical, functional and mental factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional epidemic study was conducted on a population of elderly persons institutionalised in 2011 in 6 nursing homes in Asturias. Socio-demographic, clinical, functional(More)
Consumption patterns and misuse of alcohol were examined in adults sampled from three cities in Mexico (n=1933). The sample was divided into groups of persons who abstained from alcohol, drank but endorsed no misuse, or drank and endorsed at least some misuse of alcohol. Half of the entire sample was categorized as drinkers (12 or more drinks in lifetime).(More)