Julián Ramos

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BACKGROUND Physicians of the Spanish Influenza Sentinel Surveillance System report and systematically swab patients attended to their practices for influenza-like illness (ILI). Within the surveillance system, some Spanish regions also participated in an observational study aiming at estimating influenza vaccine effectiveness (cycEVA study). During the(More)
BACKGROUND In Spain, the influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) was estimated in the last three seasons using the observational study cycEVA conducted in the frame of the existing Spanish Influenza Sentinel Surveillance System. The objective of the study was to estimate influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) against medically attended, laboratory-confirmed(More)
INTRODUCTION Cerebrovascular disease is among the 4 main causes of mortality in Spain. The objective of this study was to estimate the incidence of stroke and to describe the principal risk factors and other clinical and epidemiologic patterns found in patients. METHODS Doctors from the Spanish sentinel health network recorded the episodes of acute(More)
This work describes a new <i>Moodle</i> module, <i>CTpractices</i>, developed to give support to the practical content of a basic computer organization course. Within a constructivist pedagocical aproach <i>Moodle</i> (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment)[1], a very popular Learning Management Systema (LMS), provides a highly configurable(More)
This work describes how the CTPracticals Moodle module can be used for e-assessment in an introductory course on computer organization, where the practical content consists of the design and simulation of a basic CPU implemented using Logisim, a schematic-based educational tool for the design and simulation of digital circuits. A previous work extended this(More)
a Centro Nacional de Epidemiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad, Madrid, España b Dirección General de Salud Pública, Comunidad Autónoma de Aragón, España c Dirección de Salud Pública y Adicciones, Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco, España d Dirección General de Salud Pública, Comunidad Autónoma de(More)
Our aims were to determine the seroprevalence rates for the most common types of zoonosis among the population of Extremadura (southwestern Spain) and to identify the associated risk factors. We conducted a seroepidemiological survey to collect information on family background and the habits of people residing in Extremadura between 2002 and 2003.(More)