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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the production, impact and co-authorship of publications by Spanish authors on smoking and tobacco between two time periods (1998/2002 vs 2003/2007) using Science Citation Index (SCI). METHODS The literature search was performed in the SCI-Expanded on 20 November 2008. All types of documents by Spanish… (More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate the funding received by papers of excellence on smoking at the global level between 2010 and 2014 through the Web of Science, and to find out if funding is associated with greater impact. METHOD We searched the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)… (More)
Smoking tobacco is the main cardiovascular risk factor and has a dose-dependent response. It has been shown that an aggressive policy, not only against consumption, achieves a significant decrease in cardiovascular deaths. Thus, we must provide and carry out activities to prevent or decrease the incidence of smoking (primary prevention), and to the early… (More)
OBJECTIVE A study is made to determine the prevalence of smoking and its variation over time in a group of Spanish military personnel (MP) under stressful conditions. METHODS A questionnaire specifically designed for this study was administered to the entire MP contingent assigned to Banghis province (Afghanistan) between July and October 2009. A… (More)
The aim of the study was to assess the budgetary impact of funding smoking-cessation drugs in COPD patients in Spain. A hybrid model (cohort and Markov) was developed for a 5-year time horizon. Only approved cessation drugs (varenicline, bupropion, and nicotine replacement therapy) were considered. Irrespective of the drug, the model allowed for an initial… (More)
Letter to the editor.
Continued tobacco use has been documented in patients with cancer. In some studies, between 40% and 60% of lung cancer patients continued smoking after their diagnosis and, as seen in other studies with lung cancer patients who quit smoking, relapses are frequent. The continued consumption of tobacco in patients with cancer can lower their possibilities for… (More)