Josep Montserrat-Capdevila

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BACKGROUND The objective of this work was to determine predictive factors of hospital admission for exacerbation during primary care visits in patients with COPD. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was undertaken to assess risk of hospital admission for COPD exacerbation in primary care patients from November 1, 2010 to October 31, 2013. Data sources(More)
BACKGROUND Although acute exacerbations are key events in the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), their frequency and the factors associated with acute exacerbation are not fully known. OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and risk factors of very frequent exacerbations in COPD (⩾3 per year). PATIENTS AND METHODS In a cohort(More)
INTRODUCTION The main objective was to determine the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing hospitalization due to exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). One secondary objective was to estimate the prevalence of vaccination, and to describe the factors that were associated with being vaccinated. METHODS A retrospective(More)
BACKGROUND The risk of exacerbation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) depends on the severity of disease and other less well known factors. Predictive models of exacerbation are more accurate than the forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1). The objective was to design a model that predicts the risk of exacerbation in COPD. METHODS(More)
Anxiety and depression are common entities in patients diagnosed with COPD. However, the impact that they have on the exacerbation of illness is scarcely studied. To determine if the presence of anxiety and depression is associated with a greater risk of frequent exacerbation (≥2 per year) in patients diagnosed with COPD. A cohort study that analysed(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the influenza vaccination coverage in healthcare workers in primary care and to determine the factors associated with vaccination (2013-2014 season). METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out among 287 healthcare workers who completed a questionnaire that included questions about knowledge, beliefs and attitudes to influenza(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors of mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. LOCATION Primary care setting in Lleida, Spain. PARTICIPANTS 2.501 patients older than 40 years with at least a spirometry in the 24 months prior to the beginning of the study were followed for 3 years. (More)
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