M. A. Gutiérrez

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Background: The criteria for evaluating the degree of severity of dependence has an impact on estimating the costs of the long-term care services, especially among the population over 65 years of age. The sensitivity of the dependency rate must be analyzed in view of different definitions of seriousness, whether by the maximum severity observed in the(More)
INTRODUCTION Preanalytical control and monitoring continue to be an important issue for clinical laboratory professionals. The aim of the study was to evaluate a monitoring system of preanalytical errors regarding not suitable samples for analysis, based on different indicators; to compare such indicators in different phlebotomy centres; and finally to(More)
BACKGROUND To analyze the interplay between diet, physical activity and health-related quality of life in a Spanish randomly selected sample of individuals attended in general practitioners offices with intermediate cardiovascular risk. METHODS This study analyzed 314 subjects, aged 35-74 years (50.6% women), from the MARK study, conducted in Spain.(More)
In the present work, the performance of a tubular electrochemical reactor operated with three different inlets (central, lateral and tangential) was evaluated. Fluid flow simulations through the electrochemi-cal reactor were performed using computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The steady state fluid flow was simulated to visualize the velocity field behavior(More)
Socio-demographic and Health Factors associated with the Institutionalization of Dependent People Background: The analysis of the effect that different variables have in the probability that dependent people are institutionalized is a topic scantily studied in Spain. The aim of the work is to analyze as certain socio-demographic and health factors can(More)
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