Maria Teresa Delgado

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To compare the results of transthoracic contrast echocardiography (TTCE) adding a grading scale with the results of thoracic computed tomography (CT) in order to optimise the use of both techniques. 95 patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) were examined with TTCE and thoracic CT to detect pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs).(More)
OBJECTIVE The project was designed to compare the effectiveness of brief intervention (BI) versus simple advice (SA) in the secondary prevention of hazardous alcohol consumption. METHODS A randomized controlled trial with a 12-month follow-up was conducted. A total of 74 community-based primary care practices (328 physicians) located in 13 Spanish(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyse and to verify the efficacy of systematic advice for alcoholism prevention, assessing the reduction of the number in risk drinkers. PATIENTS AND METHODS A multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial was designed, to perform in general practitioner setting, on a sample of risk drinkers (alcohol intake >(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the thematic content and the origin of the free papers presented at four Family Medicine conferences (two national and two international) during 1992 and 1993; and to check the possibility of differences between Spanish and international lines of research. DESIGN Descriptive study. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS A total of 1,339(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the Primary Care doctor's performance when faced with his/her patients' alcohol consumption. DESIGN Retrospective evaluation of data on procedures by means of explicit normative criteria and implicit check-up of those not complying. SETTING Urban health centre. PATIENTS A random and institutionally based sample, over a week, of(More)