Ricardo Samper

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The Basque Health Service is currently running a series of pilots in healthcare integration with the objective of obtaining better outcomes in the management of chronic patients, through an improvement in the quality of care and in resource use efficiency. Despite evidence that the effectiveness of specific interventions in the management of chronic(More)
BACKGROUND The electronic health record (EHR) allows a detailed study of the primary care consultations and assessment of variability among physicians regarding the implementation of practices for prevention, detection and monitoring of chronic diseases. OBJECTIVES To describe the variability in the detection and surveillance of chronic conditions in(More)
BACKGROUND Hereditary hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive condition causing excessive intestinal iron absorption related to C282Y hemochromatosis mutation gene. Dialysis patients receive intravenous iron supplements as treatment for anemia. The gene mutation frequency and its influence on iron deposits and intravenous iron response are unknown in(More)
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