Nuria Pilar Montero Fernández

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MAIN OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence of oropharyngeal dysphagia at hospital discharge in elderly patients admitted to a Subacute Care Unit (SACU) using the Volume-Viscosity Swalow Test (V-VST) and an adapted version for severe dementia (V-VST-G). METHODOLOGY AND DESIGN: Descriptive cross-sectional study; duration; 50 days. Data gathered from the(More)
The elderly are one of the groups at greatest risk for adverse drugs reactions (ADR). The mean prevalence of these reactions in this population is 30%. Dementia is not an independent risk factor of ADR, but is the main condition that increases all risk factors (polypharmacy, comorbidity, inappropriate prescribing, drug-drug interactions, advanced age, and(More)
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