Andres A. Agudelo-Suárez

Andres A. Agudelo-Suárez
University of Antioquia | UdeA · Facultad de Odontología

DDS, MPH, PhD

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Objective: To gather the available scientific evidence about the oral health of migrants in south-south contexts. Methods: A scoping review methodology was applied through a comprehensive search in databases of scientific and grey literature: PubMed/Medline, Scopus, LILACS, EMBASE, Google Scholar and the International Centre for Migration, Healt...
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This study aimed to determine the general labor well-being of Latin American dentists according to sociodemographic characteristics during the COVID-19 pandemic. A cross-sectional study was conducted in a final sample of 2214 participants from 11 countries. A validated online questionnaire on general work well-being was used (data collection period...
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This study synthesized the scientific evidence concerning the main characteristics of the Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) used in orthodontics and reported the success-failure rates during treatment. For that means, this scoping review collected articles from previous research. A complementary search was carried out in the databases PubMed-MEDLI...
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Non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) has been shown to have systemic effects. It has been suggested that, similar to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), periodontitis (PD) has an impact on general health, in terms of psychological, physical, and social aspects. This study determines the effect of periodontal treatment in RA activity, health-related quali...
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This study aims to explore the perceptions of the Venezuelan immigrant population in Medellín, Colombia, regarding their employment, working and health conditions (physical, mental and psychosocial). A qualitative study was conducted (focused ethnography perspective). Semi-structured interviews were carried out with 31 Venezuelans and 12 key inform...
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Background: With the spread of the COVID-19 virus, containment measures such as home confinement were implemented, generating stress, anxiety, depression and aggravation of pre-existing diseases in the population, including dentists, who have also been affected due to the risk involved in practicing their profession. Objective: To determine the im...
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Purpose: This systematic review synthesized and analyzed the scientific evidence on the degree of conversion (DC) obtained by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) of light-cured and dual-cured resinous cements, photopolymerized under different thicknesses of vitreous ceramics. Study selection: The study protocol of this systematic review...
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Grassroots innovation generates possibilities for the informal and collective production of the territory that the city itself denies, from bottom-up solutions for sustainable development and consumption, which respond to the local situation, interests, and values of the communities involved. This paper aims to identify how grassroots innovation pr...
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Background: The polishing of surface roughness is an important characteristic of composite resins and is directly related to the longevity of the restoration and patient comfort. Different polishing systems utilize different protocols, as reported in the literature. This systematic review (SR) aimed to synthesize and analyze the available scientif...
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Objectives: A multicentre survey was designed to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 outbreak on dental practice worldwide, estimate the COVID-19 related symptoms/signs, work attitudes and behaviour and the routine use of protective measures and personal protective equipment (PPE). Methods: A global survey using a standardized questionnaire with res...
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Introduction: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created a new scenario for dental practice, and teledentistry (TD) is a field of relevance for dentists. Objective: To evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the knowledge, practices, and expectations of dentists toward TD and its association with sociodemographic variable...
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Background: This study evaluated the association between knowledge and management of ventilation and air-conditioning systems (VAC) to avoid the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in health facilities by dentists and demographic variables. Material and Methods: A cross-sectional digital media survey was administered to dentists as part of global resear...
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Obstetric Violence (OV) is a public health problem that is made worse by the economic context of the Colombian health system. This case analyzes the struggles that a pregnant woman faces in the receipt of health services in Bogotá where there are structural barriers to assuring the right of a respectful and healthy delivery. The advocacy activities...
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Introduction: this study aimed to evaluate practice modification, use of personal protective equipment, biosafety measures, impact on career plans, prevalence of contagion, and risk perception of dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic 19 in Colombia. Methods: this is a cross-sectional study. Following ethical approval, an anonymous digital survey w...
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Introducción: La identificación de políticas públicas y estrategias en salud bucal, así como lo relacionado con sus propósitos, acciones y limitaciones, es un paso importante en la acción intersectorial en salud para alcanzar equidad. Objetivo: Describir las características principales de los documentos relacionados con planes, políticas y estrate...
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This study aims to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically considering the mandatory social isolation measures implemented, on the perceived stress of a sample of dentists and dental students from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the associated sociodemographic and pandemic-related variables. A cross-sectional survey...
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Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on dental treatments, the present research aimed to assess the infection rate among dental practitioners from Romania and to analyze the economic impact of Covid-19 on dental offices. We designed a web-based survey distributed to dental practitioners from Romania. The survey included questions that assesse...
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This study explored the general and oral health perceptions in the Venezuelan immigrant population in Medellín (Colombia) and its conditioning factors. A qualitative study involving Venezuelan immigrants ≥18 years with a minimum stay of six months in Colombia was conducted. Dentists, dental students, and other health professionals also participated...
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Introduction The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created a new scenario for dental practice, and teledentistry (TD) is a field of relevance for dentists. Objective To evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the knowledge, practices, and expectations of dentists toward TD and its association with sociodemographic variables....
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Latin America has become the most affected region by the COVID-19 pandemic in the world. People with special needs-an already vulnerable population-are suffering terrible consequences on account of this crisis. These people need to be protected and cared for at all times. Therefore, a group of lecturers from ten Latin American countries came togeth...
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Objective: To understand institutional practices in healthcare as relates to women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period according to social class in Bogota.Materials and methods: Qualitative study based on the critical hermeneutics paradigm. Critical ethnographic method with theoretical sampling.The participants included 9 women a...
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Objective: To characterize the symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and their related factors in a group of orthodontists in the city of Medellín (Colombia). Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in a sample of 100 orthodontists. A survey provided sociodemographic and work-related information. The MSDs were recorded through the Nor...
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Introducción: La salud bucal requiere un análisis contextual y social en poblaciones consideradas vulnerables. Objetivo: Describir la situación de salud bucal en un grupo de escolares con limitación visual y su relación con determinantes sociales, familiares e individual. Métodos: Estudio descriptivo en 21 escolares con limitación visual y 15 adu...
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Background Employment and working conditions are considered as an element that impacts on health inequalities, especially among vulnerable groups such as the immigrant population. This study aims to describe the characteristics of precarious employment in the Venezuelan immigrant population in Medellín (Colombia) according to its theoretical model...
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Introduction: For dental professionals, including orthodontists, Quality of life (QOL) is a topic of growing concern and could be determined by objective and subjective complex factors. Objective: This study analyzed the factors that influence the QOL of orthodontists graduated between 1993 and 2016 of a public university (Medellín, Colombia). Me...
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Objective: to understand the access that women in pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum have to health services according to social class in Bogotá (Colombia). Methods: qualitative study. Critical hermeneutical perspective. Critical ethnography method. Theoretical sampling. Analysis by triangulation in Atlas Ti. 9 women and 8 health professionals pa...
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Background gender-based violence is considered a phenomenon of importance in the field of public health and social sciences. From a social determinants’ perspective, it seems important to study this topic in social groups considered as vulnerable, in order to establish prevention strategies. This study aims to explore the experiences of gender-base...
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Resumen Objetivo Describir cómo la comunidad del Barrio El Faro identifica sus activos comunitarios, los utiliza para hacer frente a los desafíos de la vida mediante la capacidad de agencia colectiva y genera procesos de desarrollo comunitario, aplicando la teoría salutogénica que considera a las personas como sujetos activos, con capacidad para c...
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This study analyzes associated factors to self-perceived oral health and use of oral health services in native and immigrant adults from the PELFI cohort in Spain. A cross-sectional analysis was conducted (401 adults ≥ 18 years, from Spain, Ecuador, Colombia and Morocco). Frequencies for sociodemographic, self-perceived general and oral health vari...
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Introducción: establecer sistemas de apoyo social a la población universitaria hace necesario su caracterización en salud, estilos de vida y prácticas de riesgo. Objetivo: determinar la frecuencia y los factores asociados al consumo de sustancias psicoactivas, alcohol y cigarrillo en estudiantes de pregrado de la Facultad de Odontología (Universida...
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Estudio cualitativo cuyo objetivo fue interpretar los relatos de las experiencias de vida de personas que han superado la violencia en las relaciones de pareja. Los contextos de violencia social y estructural se entrecruzan con la vida de pareja de ambos participantes. En su salud mental, la violencia, el valor de lo económico, episodios depresivos...
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Objective: To understand the relationship established between women in a situation of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum with the health services personnel according to social class in Bogotá (Colombia). Materials and methods: Qualitative study. Critical hermeneutical perspective and critical ethnography. Theoretical sampling. Analysis by tria...
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Este ensayo analiza los aportes del enfoque de género del pensamiento feminista para comprender la relación de las mujeres en el embarazo, parto, y posparto con el personal de los servicios de salud. Se analizaron investigaciones originales de diseño cualitativo en las cuales se visualiza la relación de las mujeres con el personal de salud. Se conc...
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Objectives New methodological approaches, such as the umbrella review, constitute an important pathway for synthesizing the scientific evidence provided from studies with a high level of evidence. This study aims to summarise the results on the effectiveness of temporary anchorage devices (TADs), and the factors that contribute to their success or...
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Los países latinoamericanos vienen enfrentando un fenómeno social y demográfico importante conocido como migración sur/sur, que difiere del patrón clásico de migración sur/norte debido a que la capacidad de respuesta social y gubernamental es menor y por las condiciones sociales y de salud similares en ambas poblaciones (migrantes y autóctonos). La...
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Objetivo: Analizar la prevalencia de signos y síntomas sugerentes de estrés, depresión/ansiedad y mala salud mental y sus factores sociodemográficos relacionados en estudiantes de pregrado de la Facultad de Odontología de la Universidad de Antioquia. Métodos: Estudio transversal mediante encuesta a 205 estudiantes (104 mujeres). Variables: sociodem...
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The healthy migrant effect and its impact on mental health has been reported in the general population of many countries. Information is limited about its impact on working populations. The aim of this study is to estimate the incidence of common mental disorders over a one-year follow-up period among a cohort of Colombian and Ecuadorian employees...
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El objetivo de esta revisión narrativa de la literatura es comprender los aspectos teóricos y los antecedentes que dan cuenta de la relación de las mujeres en embarazo, parto y postparto con los ser vicios de salud, según la clase social. Esta relación se delimitará en los siguientes cuatros aspectos: clase social y mujeres, acceso que tienen las m...
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Quality of life and its relationship to oral health is an important consideration in the determinants of health of vulnerable groups. The aim of this study is to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and its related factors in native and immigrant population families from the Platform of Longitudinal Studies on Immigrant Families (PEL...
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El objetivo de esta revisión narrativa de la literatura es comprender los aspectos teóricos y los antecedentes que dan cuenta de la relación de las mujeres en embarazo, parto y postparto con los servicios de salud, según la clase social. Esta relación se delimitará en los siguientes cuatros aspectos: clase social y mujeres, acceso que tienen las mu...
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Resultados parciales proyecto investigación Configuración de la relación de las mujeres en embarazo parto y postparto con los servicios de salud en diferentes niveles de atención según la clase social. Bogotá Colombia 2018
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Introducción: La caries dental infantil constituye un problema de salud pública en el Ecuador. Los niños de 3 a 5 años que padecen caries dental decidua, sufren complicaciones como dolor al comer y dormir, alteración del estado de ánimo, inasistencia escolar; en general, un impacto negativo en su calidad de vida. Los padres cumplen un rol clave en...
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Objetivo: Determinar la CVRS de pacientes sobrevivientes al cáncer escamocelular bucal (CEB) tratados en la ciudad de Medellín en el periodo 2000-2011 y sus factores relacionados. Métodos: Estudio transversal anidado a una cohorte dinámica de análisis de supervivencia, en pacientes con CEB tratados en nueve centros oncológicos de la ciudad. Partic...
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Introducción: La incapacidad de diagnósticos tempranos, tratamientos y rehabilitación de desórdenes mentales como la depresión en hombres privados de la libertad, precisa recopilar información científica que sirva para el manejo de este grupo poblacional vulnerable a peores consecuencias como lo es el suicidio. Objetivos y Métodos: Se realizó una r...
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Introducción: Los accidentes de tránsito se han convertido en un importante problema de salud pública debido a su alta morbimortalidad. La tendencia en lesiones y muerte por accidentes de tránsito, se encuentra en niveles alarmante en países como Colombia. Objetivo: Caracterizar epidemiológicamente las lesiones por accidentes de tránsito reportados...
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Introducción: con el fin de establecer acciones para mejorar la cultura de la seguridad del paciente en instituciones públicas y privadas, parece necesario contar con sistemas de vigilancia epidemiológica. Este estudio pretende caracterizar las atenciones inseguras en odontología (AIO) según diferentes variables, en una institución pública que form...
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This study aims to understand the migratory experience and the employment, work and health conditions of the returned migrants from Spain to Colombia. A qualitative study was conducted by means of 23 semi-structured interviews with Colombian returned migrant workers. Qualitative narrative content analysis was performed using Atlas.Ti software. Main...
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This study aimed to describe the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients treated for first-time oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), in Medellín (Colombia). For this purpose, a descriptive study was carried out within a retrospective dynamic cohort of OSCC cases from 9 specialized oncology centers in the city between 2000 and 2011...
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We aim to analyze oral health services use and related factors in the immigrant working population compared to the Spanish counterparts. Cross-sectional study of working population (n = 8591) that responded Spanish National Health Survey (SNHS), 2011–2012. The association between oral health services use and migration status was estimated using log...
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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE: Women in context of prostitution (commonly called sex workers) are considered a vulnerable group due to their precarious employment, abuse and exploitation. This study aimed to understand the knowledge, practices and social representations about the oral health component for the health-disease process and its determinants in...
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Objective: To determine clinical and sociodemographic factors associated to survival of endodontically treated teeth. The present study was conducted by undergraduate students of the Faculty of Dentistry (Medellin, Colombia) during the period 2007-2011. Material and methods: Retrospective, longitudinal study with survival analysis through consulta...
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RESUMEN. Antecedentes: Se requiere analizar la situación de salud bucal en grupos vulnerables desde la perspectiva de los determinantes sociales para establecer estrategias de intervención efectivas. Objetivo: Describir el estado de salud bucal y factores relacionados en un grupo de mujeres en situación de prostitución en la ciudad de Medellín (Col...
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RESUMEN. Antecedentes: Es necesario identificar la situación de salud bucal en grupos específicos para establecer programas efectivos. Objetivo: Describir el estado de higiene bucal, caries dental y de necesidades de tratamiento en escolares de 5, 7 y 12 años del municipio de Istmina (Chocó). Métodos: Se realizó un estudio descriptivo en 294 escola...
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Introducción y objetivo: La calidad de vida es un elemento a considerar en el análisis de los determinantes sociales en grupos vulnerables. Se pretende determinar la calidad de vida relacionada con la salud bucal (CVRSB) en un grupo de mujeres en situación de prostitución de Medellín y sus factores relacionados. Materiales y métodos: Estudio descr...
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Objective In recent years efforts have been made to reduce epidemiological indicators of periodontal disease in pregnant women. This umbrella review aims to analyze the systematic reviews/meta-analysis investigating the effect of periodontal therapy in pregnant women on the frequency of obstetric complications (low birthweight, preterm delivery, pr...
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Background: Understanding problems of access to oral health services requires knowledge of factors that determine access. This study aimed to evaluate factors that determine access to oral health services among children aged <12 years in Peru between 2014 and 2015. Methods: We performed a secondary data analysis of 71,614 Peruvian children aged <12...
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The data was obtained from Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática ( http://iinei.inei.gob.pe/microdatos/) and merged by the authors.
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Objectives: Scientific literature has established that the periodontal condition during pregnancy could be associated with obstetric/neonatal morbidity, and these effects have an important relationship with problems during childhood and cardiovascular disease in adulthood. This umbrella review aimed to summarize the results about the association b...
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Objective: To determine prevalence of periodontal disease and related clinical and sociodemographic factors. Material and methods: An observational, descriptive and retrospective study was undertaken. Criteria to select patients were as follows: ≥ 35 years of age, full clinical history and periodontal chart and a minimum of ten teeth present in th...
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RESUMEN Objetivo Determinar la prevalencia de enfermedad periodontal y los factores sociodemográficos y clínicos relacionados. Material y métodos Se diseñó un estudio observacional, descriptivo y retrospectivo. Se incluyeron historias clínicas con los siguientes criterios: ≥ 35 años de edad, historia clínica y ficha periodontal completa y mínimo...
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Introducción: este estudio tuvo como objetivo analizar el estado de salud bucal y los factores relacionados en pacientes edentados portadores de prótesis total bimaxilar que acudieron a la Facultad de Odontología de la Universidad de Antioquia.Métodos: estudio descriptivo en 111 pacientes adultos atendidos en el período 2009-2016. Se realizó un exa...
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Ample evidence shows that, in many developed countries, immigrants have similar or better perinatal health outcomes than natives despite facing socioeconomic disadvantages in the host country ("healthy migrant paradox" -HMP). This scoping review aims to: (1) summarize the literature on perinatal health among immigrants and natives in Spain and (2)...
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Objetivo: establecer la situación de caries dental de los niños y niñas de 0 a 5 años del Municipio de Andes (Colombia). Metodología: fueron examinados 623 niños y niñas para evaluar la presencia y severidad de las lesiones de caries, con base en criterios del Sistema Internacional para la detección y evaluación de caries - ICDAS. Se calcularon la...
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span>En Colombia persisten inequidades en la salud de la primera infancia. Se realizó un estudio descriptivo para estimar las desigualdades en salud de la primera infancia del municipio de Andes, Antioquia. Las categorías teóricas utilizadas fueron la clase social y los modos de vida. Se hizo valoración clínica del crecimiento, del desarrollo y del...
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La Epidemiología social tiene como remisa principal, que la distribución de la salud y la enfermedad se determinen a través de las interacciones sociales y actividades colectivas humanas (Oakes, & Kaufman, 2006). Para ello se requiere la comprensión de las fortalezas, oportunidades, debilidades y amenazas que cada sociedad enfrenta; así como tambié...
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Article Title and Bibliographical Information Treatment of periodontal disease for glycaemic control in people with diabetes mellitus. Simpson TC, Weldon JC, Worthington HV, Needleman I, Wild SH, Moles DR, Stevenson B, Furness S, Iheozor-Ejiofor Z. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015;11:CD004714. Source of Funding This project was supported by the NIH...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es presentar un cuestionario básico y criterios metodológicos mínimos, para ser considerados en futuras Encuestas sobre Condiciones de Trabajo, Empleo y Salud (ECTES) en América Latina y el Caribe. Para ello, se llevó a cabo un proceso de consenso, tanto virtual como presencial, con la participación de un grupo internaci...