Manuel Medina-Peralta

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PURPOSE To determine the association between socioeconomic deprivation (SES) and hip fracture risk. METHODS Retrospective cohort study using a population-based database (primary care records) of over 5 million people. Eligibility: all living subjects registered during the period 2009-2012 and resident in an urban area. MEASURES a validated SES composite(More)
Information on the epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Southern Europe is scarce. We estimated the age- and gender-adjusted incidence and prevalence of RA in Catalonia using routinely collected primary care records. We identified incident (2009–2012) and prevalent (on 31 December 2012) cases of RA in the SIDIAP database using ICD-10 codes. SIDIAP(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare an educational group intervention with individual care to improve clinical and management variables among patients with cardiovascular risk (CVR) in community health care (PC). METHODS A randomised controlled experimental study was developed in 7 PC centres of Barcelona (Spain). A total of 2,127 patients included in the chronic(More)
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