María Ángeles Prieto Rodríguez

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OBJECTIVES To determine the opinions of urban parents on alcohol drinking in teenagers and their positioning regarding the legal restrictive measures. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed a qualitative study of six focal groups including 42 mothers and fathers of adolescents from six different Spanish regions and from diverse social strata. The quantitative(More)
OBJECTIVES To characterise the Andalusian nurses providing home care (HC), to describe the activities developed, to define the components of nursing practice and to identify differences between the care of terminal cancer, of AIDS patients, of elderly people with dementia and of patients who had undergone more serious out-patient surgery. DESIGN(More)
BACKGROUND The manufacturers of medicinal products are responsible for providing consumers proper information on the use of such products. This information is set out in the package leaflets which, according to current legislation, must be easy for patients to read and understand. The purpose of this study is to analyse the linguistic/grammatical(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of the training strategy of the Escuela de Pacientes (School of Patients) on the use of health services among people with chronic diseases. METHOD Quantitative design study of pretest and posttest evaluation with a population of 3,350 chronic patients of the Escuela de Pacientes (Andalusia, 2013-2015). A questionnaire(More)
A study was undertaken for the purpose of describing internal communication and the professional-patient relationship and to establish a descriptive model of the interaction between these 2 variables. A nationwide survey was carried out in primary care and specialist care centers in Spain. A simple random sampling method was used with 1183 health care(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Patient Safety is an issue of growing interest in healthcare politics and specialized bibliography, but there are limited studies that include the perspective of the public on healthcare safety. MATERIAL AND METHOD Qualitative research performed in 4 Spanish Autonomous Regions, using focus groups and semi-structured interviews(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a peer training strategy for patients with type2 diabetes mellitus, developed in two training programmes in the Basque Country and Andalusia. DESIGN Quantitative pre- and post-intervention and qualitative evaluation, developed between 2012 and 2014. PLACE The Basque Country and Andalusia. PARTICIPANTS A total of 409 patients and(More)