Tarsicio Forcén

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BACKGROUND An economic, cost-effectiveness evaluation was carried out that compared a hypothetical program of routine mass vaccination against the chicken-pox-zoster virus in children aged 15 months in the Foral Community of Navarra against the present strategy of vaccination that is restricted to the high risk population. MATERIAL AND METHODS Decision(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of hepatitis B is on the increase despite immunization of people susceptible to risk populations. After the introduction of a recombinant vaccine in 1986, it has become possible to evaluate different alternatives of immunization, from the point of view of efficacy, with the aim of controlling the disease. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke has a strong social impact since it causes disability, leading to dependency and the need for informal care. Although awareness of the importance of dependency is increasing, registries of the cost of informal care are lacking and consequently the real value of this activity to society is still unknown. OBJECTIVES To calculate the cost(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the influence of age, education, admission in nursing homes and chronic diseases (arterial hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, anxiety and depression) on the cognitive state of the population over 65 years of age. MATERIAL AND METHODS A study was made of a geriatric outpatient population (patients living at home or(More)
A cost-effectiveness analysis was made to determine the effectiveness of the following strategies of mass immunization with the new recombinant vaccine against the hepatitis B virus in Spain: vaccination of adolescents, newborns, both populations, and vaccination plus passive immunization of newborns of HBsAg positive mothers. Decision trees supported on(More)
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