Verónica Moreno Oliver

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In a sample of 1007 women from a large cervical cytology screening programme in the Manchester region, the apparent response-rate to a letter inviting women to have a second routine smear three years after their first was 47-6%. After taking account of those who had become ineligible on medical grounds, or inaccessible, a conservative estimate of the true(More)
— The alignment between competences, teaching-learning methodologies and assessment is a key element of the European Higher Education Area. This paper presents the efforts carried out by six Telematics, Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Education teachers towards achieving this alignment in their subjects. In a joint work with pedagogues, a set of(More)
Three years after a normal cervical smear, 1,007 women were followed up to see how they responded to a computer-generated recall letter. Seven women had died and 150 had had interim smears (mainly in association with regular contraceptive or postnatal examination). Of the remaining 850, low response was not related to lower social class in the way initial(More)
BACKGROUND The hemodialysis (HD) population experiences a myriad of disease-related symptoms that are often not recognized and/or not treated. Post-dialysis fatigue is a frequent complaint of HD patients following a dialysis session, and there is currently no evidence-based approach to alleviate this problem. OBJECTIVES The object of this best practice(More)
Objectives. To compare the effectiveness of real acupressure versus sham acupressure therapy in improving sleep quality in patients receiving hemodialysis (HD) or hemodiafiltration (HDF). Methods. A multicenter, single-blind, randomized controlled trial was conducted in two Australian dialysis units located in Princess Alexandra Hospital and Logan Hospital,(More)
— The alignment between competences, teaching-learning methodologies and assessment is a key element of the European Higher Education Area. This paper presents the efforts carried out by six Telematics, Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Education teachers towards achieving this alignment in their subjects. In a joint work with pedagogues, a set of(More)
Introduction There is currently limited evidence on the use or safety of meal replacements as part of a low- or very-low-calorie diet in patients with renal insufficiency; however, these are occasionally used under dietetic supervision in clinical practice to achieve the desired weight loss for kidney transplant. This case series reports on the safety and(More)
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