Olga Espallardo

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BACKGROUND Severity assessment of patients with psoriasis is a critical issue. Classical clinical assessment has recently been combined with quality of life (QoL) scores, but several instruments are used. Moreover, studies have focused on patients with moderate to severe psoriasis. OBJECTIVES To compare the characteristics of QoL instruments in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is not only a health problem but also a source of increased monetary expenditures. The objectives of this study were to analyse the use of healthcare resources in the Spanish adult population with class II obesity and above (BMI ≥35 kg/m2) and to compare it with other BMI groups. METHOD We used the Spanish National Health Survey, a(More)
BACKGROUND It is well documented that obesity is strongly associated with mortality and morbidity, but less is known about its impact on functional status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The purpose of this study was to calculate the impact of the Body Mass Index (BMI) on the HRQOL of the Spanish adult population, with special emphasis on BMI ≥(More)
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