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Prevalencia y factores asociados de fragilidad en adultos mayores de 70 años en la comunidad 

[ES] Objetivo: Estimar la prevalencia y analizar los factores asociados al síndrome de fragilidad en adultos ≥ 70 años, pertenecientes a un centro de salud de Asturias. Diseño: Estudio observacional transversal. Emplazamiento: Centro de Salud El Llano, Asturias. Participantes: Adultos ≥ 70 años. Me...

COVID-19 Vaccines Safety Tracking (CoVaST): Protocol of a Multi-Center Prospective Cohort Study for Active Surveillance of COVID-19 Vaccines' Side Effects. 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine-related side effects have a determinant role in the public decision regarding vaccination. Therefore, this study has been designed to actively monitor the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines globally. A multi-country, three-phase study including a c...

Cost-Effectiveness of an Exercise Programme That Provided Group or Individual Training to Reduce the Fall Risk in Healthy Community-Dwelling People Aged 65-80: A Secondary Data Analysis. 

Research has demonstrated that some exercise programs are effective for reducing fall rates in community-dwelling older people; however, the literature is limited in providing clear recommendations of individual or group training as a result of economic evaluation. The objective of this study was t...

Spanish adaptation and validation of the Pain Assessment Scale in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) in patients with dementia and impaired verbal communication: cross-sectional study. 

The aim of this study was to adapt and validate the Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) scale in Spanish. Cross-sectional observational study. Two health districts of Andalusian provinces, located in the south of Spain, through the Andalusian network of Primary Healthcare centres and fo...

Percepciones y vivencias de escolares de 7 a 8 años del País Vasco durante la alerta sanitaria COVID-19 

[ES] Objetivo: Explorar las experiencias y las vivencias de escolares de 7-8 años en una situación excepcional de alerta sanitaria en la que se han aplicado a la población estrictas medidas de confinamiento. Método: Estudio cualitativo exploratorio a través del análisis de ilustraciones realizadas...

El cuidado en la prevención de caídas en personas mayores: metaresumen de artículos cualitativos 

[ES] Objetivo: Resumir la evidencia cualitativa sobre el papel de los proveedores de cuidados en la prevención de las caídas de personas mayores de 65 años en centros y en la comunidad. Diseño: Metarresumen de evidencias cualitativas siguiendo el método de agregación. Fuentes de datos: Búsqueda man...

Correlation between biomarkers of pain in saliva and PAINAD Scale in elderly people with cognitive impairment and inability to communicate. 

The pain assessment in advanced dementia (PAINAD) appears to be a clinically useful tool. However, the salivary determination of tumor necrosis factor receptor type II (sTNF-RII) and secretory IgA (sIgA) as pain biomarkers is still incipient. The aim was to correlate the PAINAD score with sTNF-RII ...

SUMAMOS EXCELENCIA® Project: Results of the Implementation of Best Practice in a Spanish National Health System (NHS). 

The use of certain strategies for the implementation of a specific recommendation yields better results in clinical practice. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of an evidence-based model using clinical audits (GRIP model), for the implementation of recommendations in pain and ur...

Desigualdades de Género, Edad y Situación Sociolaboral. Programa de Actividad Fisica Activa-Murcia 

[ES] El objetivo de este estudio fue describir las características diferenciales por sexo y edad en un Programa de actividad física (ACTIVA-Murcia) desde una perspectiva de género. Se realizó un estudio descriptivo mediante análisis secundario en 411 participantes de dos centros de salud de Murcia...

Impact of the implementation of best practice guidelines on nurse's evidence-based practice and on nurses' work environment: Research protocol. 

To determine the impact of the Best Practice Spotlight Organization® initiative on nurses' perception of their work environment and their attitudes to evidence-based practice. Quasi-experimental, multicentre study. The intervention is the participation in Best Prectice Spotilight Organizations to ...

El uso de Twitter en los XVII y XVIII Encuentros Internacionales de Investigación en Cuidados 

El objeto de este artículo es proponer una hoja de ruta para analizar el uso de la red social Twitter durante los días en los que se celebra un congreso. La principal motivación se fundamenta en la poca práctica de realizar esta tarea en el contexto español, sí es habitual hacerlo en congresos inte...

Satisfacción de madres lactantes con la promoción de la lactancia materna y adherencia de los profesionales a las recomendaciones. Estudio multicéntrico. 

The Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative or clinical practice guideline implementation programs have a positive impact on the promotion of breastfeeding (BF). There are knowledge gaps regarding the perceptions of new mothers towards these initiatives, and their degree of satisfaction. Our objective wa...

Desinfectantes y antisépticos frente al coronavirus: Síntesis de evidencias y recomendaciones 

[ES] Objetivo: Sintetizar la evidencia disponible sobre el uso de antisépticos y desinfectantes ante la infección de COVID-19. Método: Búsqueda bibliográfica en las principales bases de datos (WOS, CCC, DIIDW, KJD, MEDLINE, RSCI, SCIELO, PubMed, BMJ Best Practice, Cochrane Library, UptoDate) y en w...

12-hr shifts in nursing: Do they remove unproductive time and information loss or do they reduce education and discussion opportunities for nurses? A cross-sectional study in 12 European countries. 

To examine the association between registered nurses' (referred to as "nurses" for brevity) shifts of 12 hr or more and presence of continuing educational programmes; ability to discuss patient care with other nurses; assignments that foster continuity of care; and patient care information being lo...

Techo de cristal y desigualdades de género en la carrera profesional de las mujeres académicas e investigadoras en ciencias biomédicas 

Objetivo:Identificar,en la literatura científica internacional,los obstáculos y factores potencialmente favorecedores para el avance durante su carrera profesional de las mujeres académicas e investigadoras en ciencias biomédicas. Método: Se realizó una búsqueda sistemática en PubMed,Scopus, Cinahl...

Scoping review sobre las recomendaciones para el aislamiento domiciliario en la pandemia de COVID-19 

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected countries on all continents where containment and isolation measures have been systematically applied. To synthesize the available evidence on the management of home isolation due to COVID-19 infection. A scoping review has been carried out using the Trip Databa...

The TLR4-MyD88 Signaling Axis Regulates Lung Monocyte Differentiation Pathways in Response to Streptococcus pneumoniae 

Streptococcus pneumoniae is the main cause of bacterial pneumonia, a condition that currently produces significant global morbidity and mortality. The initial immune response to this bacterium occurs when the innate system recognizes common motifs expressed by many pathogens, events driven by patte...

A Study Protocol for Development and Validation of a Clinical Prediction Model for Frailty (ModulEn): a new European Commitment to Tackling Frailty 

There is a growing need to implement and evaluate the technological solutions that allow the early detection of age-related frailty and enable assessment of the predictive values of frailty components. The broad use of these solutions may ensure an efficient and sustainable response of health and s...

Correlation between biomarkers of pain in saliva and PAINAD scale in elderly people with cognitive impairment and inability to communicate: descriptive study protocol 

INTRODUCTION: Pain is an under-diagnosed problem in elderly people, especially in those with cognitive impairment who are unable to verbalise their pain. Although the Pain assessment in advanced dementia scale (PAINAD) scale is a tool recognised for its clinical interest in this type of patients, i...

Development and validation of the competence in evidence based practice questionnaire (EBP-COQ) among nursing students 

BACKGROUND: Nursing educators need rigorously developed instruments to assess competency in evidence based practice (EBP) at undergraduate level. This concept is defined as the capability to choose and use an integrated combination of knowledge, skills and attitudes with the intention to develop a ...