Angel Gasch

Angel Gasch
University of Zaragoza | UNIZAR · Department of Phisiatry and Nursing

PhD

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Technical Report
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This is an advocacy report produced in the context of the BCA-WA-ETHICS II project. It aims to spread awareness about the research ethics violations that have been taking place in the African continent. The article provides recommendations and practical guidelines on how to implement best practices and take into account the lessons learned from the...
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The prevalence of pediatric respiratory diseases in Spain is 23%. Inhalation is the preferred route of administration but there are frequent errors in the performance of the inhalation technique leading a poor control of the disease. The aim of this research was to detect errors in the execution of the inhalation technique at a Pediatric Pulmonolog...
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Objective To know the characteristics of the studies that have paid attention to women who have sex with women (WSW) and to identify possible gaps in the interest of comprehensive sexual health in WSW. Method A scoping review on sexual health on WSW was conducted from 2000 to 2019. Papers with lack of focus on sexual health on WSW were excluded an...
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Background There is insufficient evidence about the impact of health promoting schools on the student’s health and academic performance. The aim of this study was to compare the life skills, lifestyle habits and academic performance of 7 th and 8 th grade students registered in health promoting and non-health promoting schools in the Autonomous Com...
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Background Traditional gender roles (GRs) have a considerable influence on relationships among couples. These can lead to negative health effects in women; however, their impact on intimate partner violence (IPV) has been less explored, especially among younger women. Objective To explore the association between traditional GRs and several indicat...
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The aim of this study was to analyze university Health Sciences students' self-perception regarding gender stereotypes, and to explore whether there was any association between gender stereotypes and clinical/socio-demographic variables. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted with a sample of 252 university students who completed a sel...
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A healthy lifestyle is important to the present and future development and health of school age people. This study aims to analyze the relationship between daily lifestyle habits and academic performance in a sample of adolescents from the autonomous community of Aragon (Spain). We performed a cross-sectional study to analyze the lifestyle habits a...
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Background: Sitting time has negative effects on health, increasing the risk of obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, and cancer. Thus, primary health care education interventions aimed to reduce sitting time and sedentary behavior could have beneficial effects on people's health and wellbeing. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness...
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Objetivo: el rendimiento académico está asociado con múltiples factores, como una dieta equilibrada y saludable, ejercicio físico regular y un patrón de sueño adecuado. El objetivo de este trabajo fue examinar la asociación entre comportamientos de salud y rendimiento académico en estudiantes de secundaria en una escuela promotora de salud acredita...
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Today’s COVID-19 situation can affect university Health Sciences students’ psychological health. This study aimed to analyze the stress caused by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Health Sciences students from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) almost 1 year after the pandemic began. This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted with a...
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The health assets (HA; factors or resources that maintain or improves health) approach has hardly been incorporated in occupational therapy, and even less so in research focused on children’s perception. The objective of this study was to provide context-specific empirical evidence regarding children and families’ perception of childhood HA, paying...
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Background: Learning and socio-emotional development is promoted through the creation and nurturing of an optimal school climate. This study aims to analyze the relationship between life skills and academic performance in a large sample of adolescents from the autonomous community of Aragón (Spain). Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted...
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Resumen Objetivo Existe evidencia de que la orientación feminista de las personas es un predictor significativo de la concienciación ante la violencia de género y la capacidad de intervenir. El objetivo de este estudio es validar la versión en español de la Feminism and the Women's Movement Scale (FWMS), que evalúa la orientación feminista. Métod...
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Objetivo. Identificar la existencia de desigualdades de género en utilización de atención primaria (AP), urgencias y consulta de enfermería. Material y métodos. Estudio transversal, con encuestas nacionales y europeas de salud (2006-2017) de población española de 16 o más años (n=98 929 personas). Se estudió la evolución en el tiempo y la influenc...
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The aim of this study was to analyze the correlation between the participants’ self-reported quality of life and their sense of coherence in a sample (n = 85) of patients on treatment with oral antivitamin K anticoagulants. A cross-sectional design was used. The measurement instruments included a questionnaire on sociodemographic variables, the Spa...
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RESUMEN Objetivo El objetivo de este estudio fue examinar la asociación entre la ansiedad gestacional, cribada durante el tercer trimestre, y el acompañamiento durante el ingreso en el hospital. Método Se llevó a cabo un estudio observacional casos-control en el que participaron 80 grávidas, divididas en 20 casos y 60 controles, mayores de 18 años,...
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Translation and assessment of the psychometric properties of BESTest and Mini-BESTest in Spanish in communitydwelling elderly people
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The Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) and its abbreviated version, the Mini-BESTest are clinical examination of balance impairment, but its psychometric properties have not yet been tested in European Spanish. We aimed to assess the psychometric properties of BESTest and Mini-BESTest in Spanish in community-dwelling elderly people. We desig...
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Aim To determine the frequency of and identify risk factors associated with sexual practices leading to hepatitis A infection in the population of men who have sex with men in Spain. Background The increased incidence of hepatitis A as a result of sexual contact among this population is a public health concern and a challenge in controlling sexual...
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BACKGROUND Patients with fibromyalgia (FM), often exhibit sedentary behaviors and being overweight or obese places them at greater risk of developing cardiometabolic disease. Position changes have been found to be associated with positive effects on cardiometabolic outcomes in several chronical illness affected populations. OBJECTIVE The aim of th...
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Large socioeconomic, gender, and ethnic inequalities exist in terms of childhood obesity worldwide. Children from low socioeconomic status families are more likely to have overweight/obesity and related cardiometabolic problems and future cancer risk. A wider concept are social vulnerabilities defined as social or economic characteristics or experi...
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Objective To determine the attitudes towards equality and prevention of gender-based violence, and analyze variables associated with a higher awareness of gender-based violence by students of the health sciences and social work degrees. Method A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out. The sample consisted of 437 students of the health s...
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In this paper, we jointly address two connected issues that should be addressed together more purposefully within both public health policies and programmes: the health and well-being of men and boys, and the focus on equity versus equality from a gender perspective. Awareness of these issues has boosted the debate on the impacts of gender inequali...
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Objective: Terminal patients and their relatives must know their real situation, and be treated according to the principle of autonomy, to establish therapeutic objectives adapted each one, according to their needs and decisions. The objective of this study is to identify the sufficient existence of records in the Medical Histories of terminal pat...
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Llevar a cabo un análisis más integral y profundo de las diferencias y desigualdades en salud requiere de una aproximación más amplia al estudio de las masculinidades y la salud de los hombres en el momento actual. Estamos ante un tema cuyo interés ha ido a la par de la creciente preocupación por los riesgos y vulnerabilidades específicas de los ho...
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Resumen Los sistemas de salud y la formación de profesionales parten del binarismo de género. En las diferentes etapas del ciclo vital existen situaciones que provocan inequidades, falta de oportunidades y riesgos para la salud de las personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, trans e intersex (LGBTI). Este trabajo pretende explorar la necesidad de incl...
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Fundamentos: Los/las pacientes en estado terminal y sus familiares deben conocer su situación y ser tratados según el principio de autonomía, para establecer así objetivos terapéuticos adaptados a cada uno/a de acuerdo a sus necesidades y decisiones. El objetivo de este estudio fue identificar la existencia de registros en las historias clínicas de...
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The advances made in incorporating a gender approach into public health policies have stimulated growing interest in the social mechanisms of the study of men’s health. Therefore, a more experiential, gender-based analysis that allows for a better understanding of how ill-health processes and exposure to risk factors are related is required. In thi...
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AIM To study the response times of stroke code assistance by care units of 061 ARAGON, analyzing factors involved and their relationship with availability to fibrinolytic treatment in the hyperacute phase. PATIENTS AND METHODS Transversal descriptive study on outpatient care from the registry of cases attended by 061 ARAGON health care units to pa...
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177 nantes sociales, con un papel central en las desigualdades sociales en salud. En la actualidad, las personas con sexualidades no normativas siguen sufriendo inequidades. El objetivo de este trabajo es conocer el estado de salud de las personas lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y trans (LGBT) en España, así como las experiencias de discriminación. Mét...
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Objective: To analyse experiences and lessons learned in the process of incorporating gender perspective into health sciences degrees in the international arena. Method: Narrative literature review with no date limit. Keywords "curricula", medical education", "nursing education", "health science", "gender education", "gender medicine" and "gende...
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Critical thinking in Health Sciences is among the transversal competences in the Nursing Degree. The critical card is a tool of individual learning, designed to develop critical thinking, and set in the process of environmental health learning. Every student must perform the activity to obtain the highest qualification in Community Health Nursing s...
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Objective: To analyze the construct validity and the internal consistency of the 12-item Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI-12) questionnaire and to study the association between gender stereotypes and sexual risk practices in men who have sex with men (MSM). Methods: Cross-sectional study of 601 MSM who voluntarily and anonymously responded to an onl...
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Men who have sex with men (MSM) perform risk practices that pose a challenge to prevention strategies. The aim of this study was to analyse the association between receptive and insertive unprotected anal intercourse (RUAI and IUAI) according to the type of partner and the practice of barebacking with socioeconomic factors. A descriptive study was...
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HIV transmission among men who have sex with men (MSM) is still expanding globally. A wide myriad of factors that determine sexual risk practices assumption have been identified. Traditional masculine gender norms have been indicated as a possible determinant of risk practices performance among MSM. To identify how quantitative and mixed research v...
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The World Health Organization endorsed voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) in 2007 as an effective method to provide partial protection against heterosexual female-to-male transmission of HIV in regions with high rates of such transmission, and where uptake of VMMC is low. Qualitative research conducted in east and southern Africa has focuse...
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Relations between men who have sex with men (MSM) are power relations between different masculinities. A qualitative study with health professionals assisting MSM looked into HIV prevention in Spain. Barriers were observed in the HIV test at three levels: institutions, social and individual. Deficiencies appeared in public policies: lack of knowled...
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Justificación: Las competencias relacionales son imprescindibles en Enfermería para conseguir unos cuidados de calidad. Los trabajos sobre la necesidad de visibilización de los Cuidados están cobrando importancia en la teorización del valor de la comunicación y la relación de cuidado en el entorno asistencial. Destacan dos aspectos: herramienta de...
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Objective: To verify the usefulness for students using an assessment Invisible Care learning tool. Methods: Evaluation by the students, using questionnaires, the use of an instrument (check list) Invisible Care application in the different phases of the Nursing Process in the practical cases of the subject of Community Nursing 2. Results: The use o...

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