Verónica Fernández Rodríguez

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OBJECTIVES Benzodiazepines (BZ) are widely prescribed drugs, but their use is controversial in patients who present a disorder caused by substance use/abuse, due to the risk of tolerance and abuse/dependence. The purpose of this work is to determine the levels of BZ use in patients treated with methadone and to compare them with findings from the current(More)
INTRODUCTION The abuse of substances has been considered as an explanatory factor of the neuropsychologic failure. However, doubts persist on the distinction among direct or indirect effects and even on the interaction between the effect of the HIV and the use of substances. The objective of this investigation consisted on studying the effect of the use of(More)
INTRODUCTION Quality of life (QoL) is a concept that incorporates an individual's perception of health status, style and life satisfaction, mental state or well-being, and helps identify gaps in areas of functioning, facilitating the identification of risk groups and planning of preventive measures. The aim of the study is to assess the quality of life(More)
OBJECTIVE Heart failure is one of the major chronic diseases that affect health related quality of life. The objective of this study was to evaluate the quality of life in patients with New York Heart Association functional class I-III using the SF-36 on a cohort of survivors of the EPICOUR Study Group and compare the quality of life with the general(More)
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