María José Faus

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Objective To identify and prioritise facilitators for practice change in Spanish community pharmacy. Setting Spanish community pharmacies. Method Qualitative study. Thirty-three semi-structured interviews were conducted with community pharmacists (n = 15) and pharmacy strategists (n = 18), and the results were examined using the content analysis method. In(More)
Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of medicine-related problems, understood as negative clinical outcomes, that result in hospital emergency department (ED) visits and to establish relationships among risk factors and the appearance of pharmacotherapy negative outcomes. Methods A stratified two-stage probabilistic sampling approach was used which(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the current status of Spanish community pharmacy, both in practice and research terms, and analyze its future trends. FINDINGS Spain has a social security system where all citizens receive health care, social services, and pensions. All medical care and surgery are free for citizens; however, community pharmacies in Spain are privately(More)
Objective The aim of this research was to assess the effects of a series of four training courses comprised of 13 synchronous videoconferences on the implementation of cognitive services in Spanish community pharmacies. Setting A phone survey to continuing training course attendants. Methods A random sample of 225 pharmacists registered in a 2004(More)
We studied the fatty acid composition of plasma, plasma phospholipids, erythrocyte membrane lipids, liver microsomal phospholipids and brain lipids in rats fed three different diets varying in their (n-3) and (n-6) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCP) concentrations for 0, 2 and 4 wk after weaning. The three diets contained 10% fat; diet HO had a(More)
Human milk contains relatively high amounts of acid-soluble nucleotides, mainly CMP, AMP, UMP, IMP, and UDP sugars, and lacks orotate. On the contrary, cow's milk and adapted formulas contain high amounts of orotate and very low amounts of CMP and AMP. Nucleotides may be modulators of metabolic functions in gut and liver. To evaluate the possible role of(More)
1. Glucose production from L-lactate was completely inhibited 24h after carbon tetrachloride treatment in liver from 48h-starved rats. The activities of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase, fructose diphosphatase and glucose 6-phosphatase were decreased by this treatment in fed and starved rats, whereas lactate dehydrogenase activity was only decreased in fed(More)
Plant-based whole foods provide thousands of bioactive metabolites to the human diet that reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases. β-Caryophyllene (CAR) is a common constituent of the essential oil of numerous plants, vegetables, fruits and medicinal herbs, and has been used as a flavouring agent since the 1930 s. Here, we report the antioxidant(More)
Medicines are a great contribution to the rising life expectancy in XX century. But a lot of drug safety problems were reported since 1960's. More recently, ineffectiveness is also being considered as a problem. Since 1975, the term 'drug-related problem' (DRP) is being used for several definition and purposes. This has led to a number of different DRP(More)