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Leonor Varela-Lema
University of Santiago de Compostela
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Leonor Varela-Lema4
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Gerardo Atienza-Merino , Marisa López-García1
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Resumen Objetivo El presente trabajo surge con el proposito de desarrollar una metodologia explicita para la seleccion de prioridades sanitarias que apoye la toma de decisiones sobre las tecnologias a evaluar de cara a su inclusion en la cartera de servicios del Sistema Nacional de Salud. El objetivo principal es identificar y analizar los criterios, procesos y marcos conceptuales empleados para la priorizacion de intervenciones sanitarias en el ambito nacional e internacional. Metodo Se ha llev...
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Leonor Varela-Lema4
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Teresa Queiro-Verdes1
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José Antonio Baz-Alonso4
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(University Hospital Complex Of Vigo)
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Rationale, aims and objectives Transcatheter aortic valve implantation constitutes an example of a technology introduced into the Galician Health Care System basket and subjected to a post-introduction observational study after coverage. This paper aims to describe the process and results of this experience, illustrating the main challenges and opportunities in using these studies for supporting decision making. Methods The study protocol was developed by a multidisciplinary team consisting of e...
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Leonor Varela-Lema4
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Alberto Ruano-Ravina18
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(University of Santiago de Compostela),
Teresa Cerdá Mota2
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Objectives: When a new health technology has been approved by a health system, it is difficult to guarantee that it is going to be efficiently adopted, adequately used, and that effectiveness, safety, and consumption of resources and costs are in line with what was expected in preliminary investigations. Many governmental institutions promote the idea that efficient mechanisms should be established aimed at developing and incorporating continuous evidence into health technologies management. The...
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Leonor Varela-Lema4
Estimated H-index: 4
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Alberto Ruano-Ravina18
Estimated H-index: 18
(University of Santiago de Compostela),
Teresa Cerdá Mota2
Estimated H-index: 2
Rationale, aims and objectives Early assessment of health technologies after they are covered by the health system is deemed crucial to promptly identify and analyse unforeseen problems that may arise when these are used in real world settings. This paper aims to describe the various instruments which could be used for collecting information intended for prospective observation of health technologies, so as to choose the specific instrument best suited to each context. Methods Systematic review ...
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Leonor Varela-Lema4
Estimated H-index: 4
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Gerardo Atienza Merino2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Marisa López García2
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Objetivo: Explorar la percepcion de utilizacion de la evaluacion de tecnologias sanitarias en el sistema sanitario publico de Galicia, obtener valoraciones sobre la utilidad de los diferentes servicios y productos desarrollados por la Agencia de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias de Galicia (avalia-t), e identificar barreras y facilitadores a la transferencia de resultados a la practica clinica. Metodo: Estudio cualitativo basado en 20 entrevistas en profundidad semiestructuradas realizadas a ...
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Jeannette Puñal-Riobóo2
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Leonor Varela-Lema4
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Juan Miguel Barros-Dios16
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(Ciber)
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Abstract Introduction and objectives Oral and pharyngeal cancers represent the fifth most common cancer type and the seventh cause of deaths by cancer worldwide. Few studies have assessed the risks associated with occupational exposure and in many cases the results are contradictory. The objective of this study is to determine the association between occupational exposure to carcinogenic substances and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer (including nasopharynx and hypopharynx) through a systemati...
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