María Victoria Villaverde-Royo

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INTRODUCTION The objective of the study is to assess the outcome of a Primary Care programme of replacing the Percutaneous Endoscopy Gastrostomy at home. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective descriptive study was conducted on all patients (n=44), of Zaragoza Health Sector III, carriers of a percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy (PEG), who had a replacement(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate pollution by second-hand smoke in a sample of hospitality venues before and after the implementation of smoke-free legislation. METHODS A cross sectional, before-after study was conducted in 2008 and 2011 after the total ban. A SidePack Aerosol monitor was used both inside and outside the hospitality venues to measure fine breathable(More)
INTRODUCTION Higher morbidity caused by smoking-related diseases could increase health costs. We analyzed differences in the use of healthcare resources, healthcare costs and days of work absenteeism among smokers and non-smokers. METHODS Cross-sectional study in smokers and non-smokers, aged between 45 and 74 years, from one urban health area. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the prescribing of topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in an urban health center (Zaragoza, Spain). PATIENTS AND METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on subjects who belonged to an urban center and were studied during the year 2010. The sample size with a confidence level of 95%, was(More)
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