Jose Josue Hernandez

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This paper describes findings from a recent study examining how people affected directly and indirectly by the HIV/AIDS epidemic cope with HIV-related illness in Mexico. One-hundred-and-thirteen in-depth interviews were conducted with key informants in two contrasting communities: Ciudad Netzahualcóyotl (an economically marginalized community) and the gay(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to describe changes in the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medication prescribing before and after nursing home admission, and to compare prevalence among residents with and without dementia. This paper extends the research on inappropriate medication prescribing among residents entering a nursing home, with the(More)
This paper presents findings from a qualitative study of household and community responses to HIV/AIDS in Mexico. Fieldwork took place in two contrasting settings: (a) Ciudad Netzahualcóyotl, a socially marginalized urban community and (b) the homosexual community of Mexico City, a sexually marginalized social network. 113 in-depth interviews were conducted(More)
BACKGROUND Currently there is no standard algorithm to identify whether a subject is residing in a nursing home from administrative claims. Our objective was to develop and validate an algorithm that identifies nursing home admissions at the resident-month level using the MarketScan Medicare Supplemental and Coordination of Benefit (COB) database. METHODS(More)
To cite this Article Rodríguez, Beneharo, Siverio, Felipe, Rodríguez, Airam, Siverio, Manuel, Hernández, José J. and Figuerola, Jordi(2010) 'Density, habitat selection and breeding biology of Common Buzzards Buteo buteo in an insular environment', Bird Study, 57: 1, 75 — 83, First published on: 01 December 2009 (iFirst) To link to this Article: DOI:(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the critical points of the trajectories of the families of persons with AIDS which may serve as a basis to develop educational and support programs. THEORY AND METHODS A qualitative investigation was conducted in 1995 in Ciudad Netzahualcóyotl, State of Mexico, Mexico. Rapid Assessment Procedures (RAP) were applied to determine the(More)
OBJECTIVE Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly prescribed for pain and inflammation. NSAIDs are associated with serious adverse effects and cardiovascular (CV) risks that include myocardial infarction, stroke and heart failure. In the period of time immediately after a CV event, modification to the drug therapy regimen and lifestyle(More)
BACKGROUND Opioid analgesics are effective therapeutic agents for malignant and nonmalignant pain, but their use is often compromised by unwanted adverse effects on the central nervous system and gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These adverse effects include sedation, respiratory depression, nausea and vomiting, reduction in biliary and pancreatic secretions,(More)
A great number of studies on burns have been carried out from the epidemiologic point of view. However, the prevention of burns is only feasible when the risk factors on which we can act are known. In this study we attempt to analyze the different characteristics of the burns of the patients that were treated in our burn center. We designed a questionnaire(More)
an abnormal growth of new blood vessels on the surface of the retina, known as collateral microcirculation, may occur [2]. DR progresses in several predictable steps or stages. The initial stage of the condition, known as non-proliferative DR may develop and progress without symptoms. Proliferative DR is the last and more serious stage, leading to blindness(More)
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