Maria C. Ariñez-Fernandez
King Juan Carlos University
4Publications
2H-index
29Citations
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Published on Aug 1, 2007in Respiratory Medicine: Copd Update
Maria C. Ariñez-Fernandez2
Estimated H-index: 2
,
Pilar Carrasco-Garrido31
Estimated H-index: 31
(King Juan Carlos University),
Rodrigo Jiménez-García28
Estimated H-index: 28
(King Juan Carlos University)
Abstract Patients who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often experience acute exacerbations, which frequently require hospitalization and lead to increased mortality. The most common causes of exacerbation are viruses, bacteria, and air pollutants. The risk of influenza and pneumococcal-related hospitalization and death has been shown to be high among COPD sufferers of all ages. Influenza vaccination has shown itself to be effective in reducing morbidity and mortality in ...
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Published on Jan 1, 2007in Journal of Infection 4.60
Rodrigo Jiménez-García28
Estimated H-index: 28
(King Juan Carlos University),
Maria C. Ariñez-Fernandez2
Estimated H-index: 2
(King Juan Carlos University)
+ 3 AuthorsPilar Carrasco-Garrido31
Estimated H-index: 31
(King Juan Carlos University)
Summary Objectives This survey describes influenza and pneumococcal vaccination coverage among patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and analyses the factors related to compliance with both vaccine recommendations. Methods This is a descriptive study conducted in the primary-care setting in Catalonia, Spain. Information was drawn from patients' clinical histories and personal interviews. As the dependent variable, we took the answer (yes or no) to the questions "w...
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Published on Apr 1, 2006in Vacunas
Maria C. Ariñez-Fernandez2
Estimated H-index: 2
(King Juan Carlos University),
Valentín Hernández-Barrera24
Estimated H-index: 24
(King Juan Carlos University)
+ 3 AuthorsRodrigo Jiménez-García28
Estimated H-index: 28
(King Juan Carlos University)
Resumen Introduccion Desde el ano 2000 se ofrece en Galicia la vacunacion conjunta de gripe y neumococo a personas con factores de riesgo para ambas vacunas. En este trabajo se describe las coberturas de vacunacion frente a gripe y neumococo en pacientes de enfermedad pulmonar obstructive cronica (EPOC) y se analiza los factores relacionados con el cumplimiento de las recomendaciones de vacunacion. Pacientes y metodos Se ha disenado un estudio descriptivo en el ambito de la atencion primaria en ...
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Published on May 8, 2006in Human Vaccines
Maria C. Ariñez-Fernandez2
Estimated H-index: 2
,
Pilar Carrasco-Garrido31
Estimated H-index: 31
+ 3 AuthorsRodrigo Jiménez-García28
Estimated H-index: 28
(King Juan Carlos University)
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in adults. Pneumococcal vaccination is recommended to persons suffering COPD. This study aimed at describing pneumococcal vaccination coverages in patients with COPD and analyzing the factors associated with such vaccination. Methods: This was designed as a descriptive study conducted in the primary-care setting. Each of the 2422 medical practitioners included in the study had to enroll five COPD...
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