Beatriz Rodríguez-Martín

Beatriz Rodríguez-Martín
University of Castilla-La Mancha · Department of Nursing, Physioterapy and Occupational Therapy. Faculty of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Nursing

PhD, MSc, RN, BAN

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Introduction
PhD Master in Health and Social Research. Registered Nurse. Nurse Specialist in Geriatric Nursing. Social and Cultural Anthropology Bachelors. Associate Professor University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). Visiting Professor: University of Turku (Finland), University of Sacro Cuore (Italy) and The University of Sheffield (UK). Visiting Researcher: University College Dublin (Irland).
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May 2010 - present
University of Castilla-La Mancha
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  • Researcher

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Publications (82)
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Aim To understand the perceptions of National Health System nurses who have been working on the frontline of the psychological impact of caring for people with COVID-19 during the first and second waves. Methods A qualitative study, the design and analysis of which was based on phenomenology. For data collection, a semi-structured interview was ad...
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The relationship between maternal gingival health status and low birth weight or preterm delivery is controversial. The aim of this study was to analyze the association between maternal oral knowledge and the level of oral health during pregnancy with the risk of obstetric complications and breastfeeding. A descriptive cross-sectional study was con...
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So far, no systematic reviews and meta-analyses on the effectiveness of physical activity in the prevention of anxiety has been published. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of physical activity in the primary prevention of anxiety. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed. RCTs were searched in...
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Background Individualising the provided care is mandatory in nursing and is essential in clinical practice. Therefore, there is a need to develop accurate instruments to evaluate the quality of care. Moreover, there is no validated instrument to assess nurses’ views of individualised care in Spanish-speaking countries. Aim To assess the construct...
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Caring for people with COVID-19 on the front line has psychological impacts for healthcare professionals. Despite the important psychological impacts of the pandemic on nurses, the qualitative evidence on this topic has not been synthesized. Our objective: To analyze and synthesize qualitative studies that investigate the perceptions of nurses abou...
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Being overweight is associated with pregnancy-related disorders such as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP), and excessive maternal weight gain (MWG). Exercise and metformin reduce the risk of these disorders. This network meta-analysis (NMA) aims to compare the effect of metformin and different types of e...
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A qualitative study analyzed using Grounded Theory. To explore perceived bodily changes in people with acquired spinal cord injury of both genders and with different levels of injury. The National Paraplegic Hospital in Toledo, Spain, a national reference center for the treatment of spinal cord injury. A qualitative study designed and analyzed from...
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Introducción: Es creciente el uso de nuevos agentes hemostáticos para controlar la hemorragia en entornos militares. Objetivos: Sintetizar y analizar la evidencia disponible sobre la eficacia de diferentes agentes hemostáticos utilizados en ambientes tácticos, transportados por los combatientes del ejército. Desarrollo: Se realizó una revisión na...
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Background: The fat but fit paradigm originally argues that the detrimental influence of obesity on cardiovascular risk and mortality could be counterbalanced by normal to high cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) levels. The aim of the study was to determine whether there is a relationship between categories of the fat but fit conceptual model and heal...
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Background: There is no clear evidence on the maximum level of end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) predictor of the return of spontaneous circulation (RSC) after an out-of-hospital cardiorespiratory arrest. The aims of this work was to synthesise and analyse the available evidence on the usefulness of monitoring values ETCO2 in an out-of-hospital car...
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Background: Shared decision-making (SDM) is a dialogical relationship where the physician and the patient define the problem, discuss the available options according to the patient’s values and preferences, and co-construct the treatment plan. Undertaking SDM in a clinical setting with patients who have limited, impaired or fluctuating cognitive ca...
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Maternity and pregnancy involve significant biopsychosocial changes in the lives of women. These changes determine their experience of motherhood and can be a crucial aspect in the choice of parenting style. Women require a source of knowledge and support that goes beyond the technical, clinical environment, led by qualified nurses for holistic and...
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Given that physical activity (PA) plays an important role in early childhood, understanding the factors that affect the practice of PA at an early age could help develop effective strategies for overcoming barriers and increasing activity levels in this age group. A qualitative study was conducted based on grounded theory aimed at exploring the per...
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Background In most trials and systematic reviews that evaluate exercise-based interventions in reducing depressive symptoms, it is difficult to separate treatment from prevention. Aims To evaluate the effectiveness of exercise-based interventions in reducing depressive symptoms in people without clinical depression. Method We searched PubMed, Psy...
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The aim of this meta-ethnographic study was to analyze parents’ and teachers’ perceptions of barriers and facilitators to physical activity in children. Facilitators were the benefits of physical activity, modeling, participation, children’s preferences, and factors supporting active transport. Barriers were quantifying the physical activity, paren...
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Although emotional sequelae determine a stroke coping process, it has hardly been analysed on the personal and family levels through life-histories. To know the perceptions of a family unit about coping with the diagnosis of a stroke. Qualitative research based on a life-history. We made use of semi-structured interviews to collect data from a pers...
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Background Clinical guidelines are integral to a general practitioner’s decision to refer a paediatric patient to emergency care. The influence of non-clinical factors must also be considered. This review explores the non-clinical factors that may influence general practitioners (GPs) when deciding whether or not to refer a paediatric patient to th...
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Aim: To analyse and integrate the existing literature on nurses' perceptions regarding factors associated with the provision of individualized care in hospital contexts. Background: Individualized care considers the personal characteristics of patients and promotes their participation in decision-making. The application of individualized care is...
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Objetivos: Sintetizar y analizar la evidencia disponible sobre la eficacia de las intervenciones multicomponente encaminadas a la promoción de la actividad física en personas mayores de 65 años residentes en la comunidad. Metodología: Revisión sistemática de ensayos clínicos aleatorizados. Se realizó una búsqueda sistemática de artículos publicado...
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Introducción: Las mujeres afrontan la maternidad como un reto al que deben adaptarse para conseguir el mejor estado de salud posible para ellas y sus hijos en un ambiente sanitario altamente medicalizado y dentro de una sociedad que establece un ideal de maternidad que condiciona sus experiencias sin tener en cuenta sus expectativas. Objetivos: con...
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This study was a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. The aim was to explore parents' and primary caregivers' knowledge and conceptualizations of fever in children aged between 0 and 12 years. A systematic literature search of the Medline, CINAHL, SCOPUS, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, BIREME, CUIDEN, ProQuest, and Ps...
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Despite the benefits of engaging in physical activity during their leisure time, children do not meet the recommendations on physical activity. Following the socio-ecological model as a theoretical framework, the aim of this study was to determine the barriers and facilitators that influence physical activity participation in children’s leisure tim...
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Purpose: To explore the behavior of parents, with and without health training, seeking care from emergency services due to their child's fever. Design and setting: A qualitative study based on Grounded Theory using a triangulated sample (theoretical sampling and snowball sampling) of parents of children 0 to 12 years old who received care for fe...
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Aim To explore the barriers and facilitators perceived by home caregivers regarding their involvement in the home care of people with pressure injuries. Background Although home caregivers are key in the process of caring for people with pressure injuries, little is known about their perceptions regarding their involvement in the same. Methods A...
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Dissection and prosection practices using human cadavers are a key component of macroscopic anatomy education in different Health Sciences university degrees. However, first-hand interaction with cadavers can be distressing for students, generating anxiety on a number of levels. This study aims to shed light on the reactions, fears and different st...
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Objective: To understand which theoretical models apply to current primary care practice of primary prevention and health promotion in a sample of primary health centres of seven autonomous regions in Spain according to the various professionals involved. Method: Descriptive qualitative research with the participation of 145 professionals from 1...
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Fever is responsible for 30% of pediatric consultations at primary care services. The aim of this study was to explore the parental approach to fever in children aged between 0 and 12 years old by both health professional and non-health professional parents. A qualitative study based on grounded theory was performed. Focus groups were conducted, se...
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Background: Perceptions of older people about sexuality are little known. This review aimed to synthesize and analyse studies investigating these perceptions in institutionalized and in community-dwelling older people. Methods: A systematic search was developed in The Cochrane Library, Medline (Pubmed), PsycINFO, EMBASE, Web of Science, ProQuest...
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Background: Shared decision-making (SDM) is a dialogical relationship where the physician and the patient define the problem, discuss the available options according to the patient’s values and preferences, and co-construct the treatment plan. Undertaking SDM in a clinical setting with patients who have limited, impaired or fluctuating cognitive ca...
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Many parents experience “fever phobia”, based on misconceptions regarding the repercussions of fever in their children. The aim of this paper was to explore the conceptualizations of parents who are health professionals and parents without health qualifications on childhood fever. This qualitative study was based on grounded theory using a triangul...
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Background: Although the addition of patients in the process of shared decision-making can improve their recovery, there is a lack of knowledge about patients’ and caregivers’ perceptions on the management of pressure ulcers at home. Objectives: To explore the conceptualisations of patients with pressure ulcers and their caregivers on the barriers...
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Discrete choice experiments (DCEs) are a way to assess priority-setting in health care provision. This approach allows for the evaluation of individuals' preferences as a means of adding criteria to traditional quality-adjusted life year analysis. The aim of this systematic literature review was to identify attributes for designing a DCE in order t...
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Objective. Analyze and integrate studies that inquire on the benefits of nursing educational interventions to manage post-surgical pain. Methods. A systematic search was conducted in the databases of Scopus, Medline (Pubmed), Web of Science, The Cochrane Library, and CINAHL of systematic reviews, randomized clinical trials, and quasi-experimental...
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Background Pressure ulcers represent an important worldwide public health problem, which substantially decrease the quality of life of those affected. Yet, few studies to date have analysed the perceptions regarding home care for pressure ulcers. Aims To explore the conceptualisations regarding home care of pressure ulcers from the perspective of...
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Individualised care improves the health outcomes of the older patient, particularly their functional ability, and is an essential component of ensuring high-quality care for older people. However, certain problems have been described regarding providing individualised care in facilities for older people. The aims of this chapter are to synthesise a...
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Introducción: Las respuestas de los profesionales de los centros de cuidados de larga duración ante la manifestación de comportamientos sexuales en residentes son muy variadas, primando actitudes y prácticas negativas. Además, su nivel de conocimientos en este tema es bastante limitado. Objetivos: Sintetizar y analizar la evidencia disponible acer...
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Background: This study evaluates the effectiveness of adding a diet smartphone application to standard counseling to modify dietary composition over the long term (12 months). Methods: A randomized, controlled, multicenter clinical trial was conducted involving the participation of 833 subjects from primary care clinics (415 to the intervention (co...
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Aim To describe nurse managers’ perceptions of the care environment in nursing homes and how the residents’ ability to function may be improved. Background The care environment, considered under physical, social and symbolic dimensions, can be used to maintain and enhance the residents’ ability to function. Methods An exploratory, descriptive qua...
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Justificación: la resiliencia aporta una visión esperanzadora del padecimiento siendo una herramienta clave para la promoción de la salud. Objetivo: conocer las potencialidades de la resiliencia para los profesionales de Enfermería tras el análisis de la evidencia científica. Metodología: revisión narrativa en las bases de datos MEDLINE (PubMed),...
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Background: I suggest this individualized care is a fundamental principle closely linked to nursing ethics and has important benefits for the patients, however, nurses do not always take into consideration the principles of individualized care. Moreover, there is no validated instrument to assess patients' views of individualized care in Spanish-s...
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Aim To explore the barriers to requesting social and healthcare assistance perceived by transgender persons and professionals involved in the assistance. Method A meta-study, qualitative systematic review, of studies published in English or Spanish, exploring the barriers, perceived by transgender persons and social and healthcare professionals, t...
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The aim of the study was to know the factors that influence boys and girls’ perceptions for performing physical activity during playground recess from their own perspective. Ninety-eight schoolchildren aged 8–11 years from five schools from Cuenca (Spain) participated in 22 focus groups and carried out 98 drawings following the socioecological mode...
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Aim: To explore the barriers to requesting social and healthcare assistance perceived by transgender persons and professionals involved in the assistance. Method: A meta-study, qualitative systematic review, of studies published in English or Spanish, exploring the barriers, perceived by transgender persons and social and healthcare professional...
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Se presenta la experiencia docente de aplicar tres metodologías diferentes en una actividad concreta en el Grado en Enfermería.
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In this cross-sectional study, we analyzed the relationship between resilience, cardiorespiratory fitness, and mental health-related quality of life, and examined whether resilience acts as a mediator between the latter two. The study included 770 university students, aged 18-30 years, from Cuenca, Spain. Anthropometric, sociodemographic, cardiores...
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Introduction The inclusion of acupuncture into conventional healthcare is being internationally considered in response to increasing chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to understand health professionals' perceptions of the collaboration between Traditional Chinese Medicine-based acupuncture and Western medicine in Spain. Methods A total of...
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Objective: To synthesize and analyse systematic reviews, case-control studies, cohort studies and meta-analysis that investigate the association between exposure to radiofrequency from mobile phones and the appearance of tumours in adults. Methods: A systematic search was conducted in Scopus, Web of Science, The Cochrane Library, Medline and Cin...
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Introducción: aunque el consumo de hidratos de carbono es un factor clave para alcanzar un óptimo rendimiento deportivo, los niveles de ingesta parecen cuestionados por algunos deportistas amateurs, que llegan a desarrollar una aversión irracional por los hidratos de carbono conocida como “carbofobia”. Por otro lado, la alimentación es origen de co...
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INTRODUCTION Although carbohydrates consumption is a key factor to enhance sport performance, intake levels seem questioned by some amateur athletes, leading to develop an irrational aversion to carbohydrate known as “carbophobia”. On the other hand, food is the origin of virtual communities erected as a source of knowledge and a way to exchange in...
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Aims: To determine the lifetime and monthly prevalence of people with mental disorders and its association with sociodemographic factors and criminal risk in three Spanish prisons (Ocaña, Madrid I, II and VI). Method: Cross-sectional epidemiological study of a sample of 184 inmates. Socio-demographic and criminal data were collected by an ad hoc...
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There is some controversy about the use of physical restraints in institutionalised elderly people. The aim of this review is to analyse studies that evaluated the effectiveness of training interventions targeting interdisciplinary teams aimed at preventing, reducing or eliminating the use of physical restraints in nursing homes. A systematic searc...
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Apesar da importância da percepção da família na análise do atendimento em lares de idosos, praticamente não se fala neste aspecto. O objetivo deste estudo é identificar as preferências e as áreas de melhoria percebidas pelos familiares sobre os cuidados a pessoas com demência. Realizou-se um estudo qualitativo com base na Teoria Fundamentada, comb...
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Acupuncture is the most widespread practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Western world. This confers special relevance to the experiences and circumstances of life to explain the health-illness process. Recent research has reported an increasing interest of Western health professionals in its practice. The aim of this study was to map and...
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ABSTRACT: Aims: To determine the lifetime and monthly prevalence of people with mental disorders and its association with sociodemographic factors and criminal risk in three Spanish prisons (Ocaña, Madrid I, II and VI). Method: Cross-sectional epidemiological study of a sample of 184 inmates. Socio-demographic and criminal data were collected by an...
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La coexistencia territorial de diferentes formas de entender el proceso de salud-enfermedad-atención es una oportunidad y un desafío para profesionales y gestores sanitarios. Aunque sabemos que las estrategias de Interculturalidad en Salud contribu-yen a erradicar inequidades en salud, permiten la utilización efectiva de todas las instan-cias terap...
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To analyse the perception about the information and communication received to evaluate oncologic care of breast cancer patients in Spain. Qualitative study based on conducting in-depth interviews. An inductive thematic analysis of the illness narratives was performed. Intentional theoretical sampling of 41 people diagnosed with breast cancer. The i...
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Objectives: The use of brief screening tools to identify inactive patients is essential to improve the efficiency of primary care-based physical activity (PA) programs. However, the current employment of short PA questionnaires within the Spanish primary care pathway is unclear. This study evaluated the validity of the Spanish version of a Brief P...
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Se presentan resultados de un proyecto de innovación docente sobre el uso de Wikis en el la formación de Enfermería
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Individualised care is considered a key attribute of the quality in clinical care. Despite the environment in which the care is delivered and the care providers can influence in this concept, perceptions of individuality in the care settings for older people are rarely studied. To identify nurses' characteristics and organisational factors associat...
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Background Primary care (PC) patients have difficulties in committing to and incorporating primary prevention and health promotion (PP&HP) activities into their long-term care. We aimed to re-interpret, for the first time, qualitative findings regarding factors affecting PC patients' acceptance of PP&HP activities. Methods and Findings A meta-et...
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Introduction. Soccer is a sport which involves different aspects of physical fitness such as aerobic endurance and sprint ability. It is characterized by a wide range of actions including sudden starts, jumps and continuous repositioning during relatively long periods. Health-related parameters have already been associated with individual fitness t...
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Acupuncture is a prominent Complementary Medicine. Although health professionals' conceptions of acupuncture may affect its utilisation and integration within conventional medicine, these aspects have not been well studied. The aim of this review was to analyse the integration of acupuncture into conventional medicine from the perspective of health...
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The territorial co-existence of different ways of understanding health-disease process is both a challenge and an opportunity for professionals and health-service managers. Although we know that intercultural health strategies contributing to stamp out health inequities, enable effective utilization of all levels of health care and promote therapeu...