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José Miguel Carrasco

José Miguel Carrasco
APLICA Investigación y traslación S. Coop. Mad.

Ph.D. Public Health

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April 2018 - present
APLICA Investigación y traslación
Position
  • Researcher
September 2013 - present
Universidad de Navarra
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  • Researcher
September 2012 - August 2013
Sociedad Española de Reumatología
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  • Researcher

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Publications (64)
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Introduction: The state of alarm was declared in Spain due to the COVID-19 epidemic on March 14 2020, and established population confinement measures. The objective is to describe the process of lifting these mitigation measures. Methods: The Plan for the Transition to a New Normality, approved on April 28, contained four sequential phases with pro...
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La Agenda 2030 cuenta con un Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) específico relacionado con la salud y el bienestar, el ODS3, que aspira a garantizar una vida sana y a promover el bienestar para todas las personas. El enfoque de salud en todas las políticas propuesto por la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), insta a considerar las repercus...
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Purpose This study aimed to develop and validate a parent self-report questionnaire to explore global health needs in 2- to 6-year-old children. Design and methods The development of the tool started with a conceptualization phase, followed by the design, pilot testing and psychometric validation of the questionnaire. The construct validity was as...
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Background: In 2014, the World Health Assembly (WHA) approved the Resolution ‘‘Strengthening of palliative care as a component of comprehensive care throughout the life course’’ (WHA67.19), urging national governments to carry out actions to develop palliative care. Objective: To establish the origins and assess the influence and early impact of th...
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It is well known that there are disagreements between the proponents of palliative care and of euthanasia or assisted dying, often with little common ground,shaping the end of life discourse internationally. Advocacy documents or ‘declarations’constitute a significant feature of this discourse. The aim of this study was to explore the content of su...
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Background Lack of social awareness is a major barrier to the development of palliative care. Mass media influences public opinion, and frequently deal with palliative care contributing to its image and public understanding. Aim To analyse how palliative care is portrayed in Spanish newspapers, as well as the contribution made by the press to its...
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List of the articles included in the analysis. (DOCX)
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Resumen El resumen de evidencia para políticas es un documento de referencia en la toma de decisiones políticas. De forma breve y directa, se define un problema, se realiza una síntesis de la evidencia disponible en torno al mismo, se identifican posibles líneas de actuación y se proponen recomendaciones. El objetivo de esta nota es describir su me...
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Introduction The goal of palliative care (PC) is to improve the quality of life of terminal stage patients and their families. The subject frequently appears in the mass-media and this helps create a socially accepted identity. The aim of this study is to describe and analyse PC related news items appeared in the Spanish written media. Methodology...
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PC&Medias-S1-PlosOneV1.doc. Questionnaire items used in the study. (DOCX)
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PC&Mecias-S2-PlosOne-Reflist.docx. List of the articles included in the analysis. (DOCX)
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Background Family members are involved in the care of palliative patients at home and therefore, should be viewed as important sources of information to help clinicians better understand the quality palliative care service patients receive. The objective of the study was to analyse what is valued most by family carers undergoing bereavement of a pa...
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Objectives Comparative benchmarking of specialist palliative care (SPC) services across jurisdictions can be used to assess the adequacy of provision. Published in 2016, the Scottish Atlas of Palliative Care unlocks the possibility of benchmarking Scotland’s provision against other European Union (EU) countries. Our objectives were to describe the...
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Background: Palliative care (PC) development is diverse and lacks an effective integration into European healthcare systems. This article investigates levels of integrated PC in European countries. Methods: A qualitative survey was undertaken for the 2013 EAPC Atlas of PC in Europe with boards of national associations, eliciting opinions on oppo...
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To develop a disease activity index for patients with uveitis (UVEDAI) encompassing the relevant domains of disease activity considered important among experts in this field. The steps for designing UVEDAI were: (a) Defining the construct and establishing the domains through a formal judgment of experts, (b) A two-round Delphi study with a panel of...
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Context: A mandatory course in palliative care (PC) is organized for all final-year medical students at the University of Navarre. It consists of 24 lectures, 4 workshops, and 1 scheduled five hour clinical PC service experience at two different sites. In the 48 hours after the visit and related to the clinical experience, each student has to comp...
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Background Dignity therapy is psychotherapy to relieve psychological and existential distress in patients at the end of life. Little is known about its effect. Aim To analyse the outcomes of dignity therapy in patients with advanced life-threatening diseases. Design Systematic review was conducted. Three authors extracted data of the articles and...
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La utilización de la investigación cualitativa en Cuidados Paliativos (CP) está en auge, quizás porque tienen muchos aspectos en común. Ambos se centran en la persona y su entorno y están especialmente interesados en la experiencia humana. El objetivo de este artículo es presentar algunos de los enfoques más frecuentemente utilizados en las ciencia...
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Background Uveitis is defined as inflammation of the uvea. As standardized and validated outcome measures are lacking in uveitis management. Objectives To develop a disease activity score for patients with uveitis and determine its discriminating ability to classify patients based on the level of activity. Methods Multicenter cross-sectional obse...
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Background: Integrated palliative care (IPC) involves bringing together administrative, organisational, clinical and service aspects in order to achieve continuity of care between all actors involved in the care network of patients receiving palliative care (PC) services. The purpose of this study is to identify literature on IPC in the Spanish co...
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Background: With the goal of achieving greater unity and coherence, the Council of Europe developed a national palliative care (PC) policy framework-Recommendation (2003) 24. Although directed at member states, the policy spread to the wider World Health Organisation (WHO) European Region. This article aims to present the current situation relatin...
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Context: The Patient Dignity Inventory (PDI) is an instrument to measure sources of distress related to dignity at the end of life. Objectives: To obtain a Spanish version of the PDI and measure psychometric aspects in patients with advanced cancer. Methods: A back-translation method was used to obtain the Spanish version. Inpatients and outpa...
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The evolution of the provision of palliative care specialised services is important for planning and evaluation. To examine the development between 2005 and 2012 of three specialised palliative care services across the World Health Organization European Region - home care teams, hospital support teams and inpatient palliative care services. Data we...
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The lack of palliative medicine (PM) education has been identified as a barrier to the development of the discipline. A number of international institutions have called for its implementation within undergraduate medical curricula. To describe the situation of undergraduate PM education in Europe and to propose a scoring system to evaluate its stat...
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Objetivo: Explorar la percepción y el conocimiento de pacientes y profesionales sanitarios sobre factores que influyen en la calidad de los cuidados prestados en atención primaria (AP) a personas con enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC). Diseño: Estudio cualitativo realizado entre febrero y marzo de 2010. Emplazamiento: Centros de salud u...
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Objective: To understand how the nurse-patient relationship is interpreted by nurses and patients with advanced and terminal cancer (ATC) and which aspects of this relationship are perceived to be the most valuable for patients. Methods: A literature search was conducted using the CINAHL, Pubmed and PsycINFO databases and was supported by reviewin...
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Background Palliative care (PC) education has become a priority in many European countries where PC is quickly developing. There remains, however, a lack of information on acceptability and medical students’ experiences in PC education. This kind of information is important because it could encourage universities to adapt their curricula appropriat...
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Clinical guidelines (CGs) are popular for healthcare decision making but their acceptability and use by healthcare providers is influenced by numerous factors. Some of these factors are professional-related, such as knowledge and perceptions of and attitudes toward CGs in general. The aim of our study was to evaluate attitudes and perceptions of Sp...
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Burnout is the result of prolonged workplace exposure to chronic stress factors and may present itself in one of the following subtypes: "frenetic", "under-challenged" and "worn-out". The aims of the present study were to identify the causes of workplace discomfort that affect employees in large organizations and to determine the predictive power o...
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Background The GRADE approach takes into account the variability that may exist in patients’ values and preferences when formulating recommendations. Nevertheless, in the updating process of the Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for children with asthma no related information could be found in the literature. Objectives To obtain information about...
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In Spain, the new National Classification of Occupations (Clasificación Nacional de Ocupaciones [CNO-2011]) is substantially different to the 1994 edition, and requires adaptation of occupational social classes for use in studies of health inequalities. This article presents two proposals to measure social class: the new classification of occupatio...
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Objective To describe the knowledge and perceptions of patients and health professionals on the factors that influence the quality and continuity of care of diabetic patients provided in Primary Care.Material and methodsA qualitative study using a phenomenological perspective.ParticipantsMedical and nursing professionals working in Primary Care Cen...
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Background In the year 2020, depression will cause the second highest amount of disability worldwide. One quarter of the population will suffer from depression symptoms at some point in their lives. Mental health services in Western countries are overburdened. Therefore, cost-effective interventions that do not involve mental health services, such...
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In Spain, the new National Classification of Occupations (Clasificación Nacional de Ocupaciones [CNO-2011]) is substantially different to the 1994 edition, and requires adaptation of occupational social classes for use in studies of health inequalities. This article presents two proposals to measure social class: the new classification of occupatio...
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Basagoiti I. Alfabetización en salud. De la información a la acción [pdf]. Valencia: ITACA/TSB; 2012. ISBN: 978-84-695-5267-4 Disponible en http://www.salupedia.org/alfabetizacion/
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Survey. This document shows the survey designed, based on a literature review about guideline updating.
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Organizations. This document shows information about the organizations that participated in this survey (name, country and source of contact).
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Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have become increasingly popular, and the methodology to develop guidelines has evolved enormously. However, little attention has been given to the updating process, in contrast to the appraisal of the available literature. We conducted an international survey to identify current practices in CPG updating and exp...
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Spanish version of the "Burnout Clinical Subtype Questionnaire" (BCSQ-36)
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English version of the "Burnout Clinical Subtype Questionnaire" (BCSQ-36).
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Three different burnout types have been described: The "frenetic" type describes involved and ambitious subjects who sacrifice their health and personal lives for their jobs; the "underchallenged" type describes indifferent and bored workers who fail to find personal development in their jobs, and the "worn-out" in type describes neglectful subject...
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Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have become a very popular tool for decision making in healthcare. While there is some evidence that CPGs improve outcomes, there are numerous factors that influence their acceptability and use by healthcare providers. While evidence of clinicians' knowledge, perceptions and attitudes toward CPGs is extensive, re...
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The impact of obesity on health-related quality of life (HRQL) has been little explored in rural areas. The goal of this study is to ascertain the association between obesity and HRQL among Spanish women living in a rural area, and the influence of their educational level. Cross-sectional study with personal interview of 1298 women (aged 18 to 60)...
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Supplementary information. Effect estimators for covariates included in the multivariate logistic regression models.
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In 2002 the oil-tanker Prestige sank off the Galician coast. This study analyzes the effect of this accident on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and mental health in the affected population. Using random sampling stratified by age and sex, 2700 residents were selected from 7 coastal and 7 inland Galician towns. Two exposure criteria were cons...
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Spain has one of the lowest rates of breast cancer in Europe, though estimated incidence has risen substantially in recent decades. Some years ago, the Spanish Cancer Mortality Atlas showed Spain as having a heterogeneous distribution of breast cancer mortality at a provincial level. This paper describes the municipal distribution of breast cancer...
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This paper examines the association between use of protective devices, frequency of acute health problems and health-protection information received by participants engaged in the Prestige oil spill clean-up in Asturias and Cantabria, Spain. We studied 133 seamen, 135 bird cleaners, 266 volunteers and 265 paid workers selected by random sampling, s...
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BACKGROUND: This paper examines the association between use of protective devices, frequency of acute health problems and health-protection information received by participants engaged in the Prestige oil spill clean-up in Asturias and Cantabria, Spain. METHODS: We studied 133 seamen, 135 bird cleaners, 266 volunteers and 265 paid workers selected...
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate exposure conditions and acute health effects in subjects participating in the Prestige oil spill cleanup activities and the association between these and the nature of the work and use of protection devices in the regions of Asturias and Cantabria (Spain). The sample comprised 400 subjects in each region, s...
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The objective of this study was to identify occupations and industries with increased incidence of thyroid cancer in Swedish workers. Standardized incidence ratios were computed for each job and industry for the period 1971-1989 through record-linkage with the Swedish National Cancer and Death Registers. Age-, period-, geographically adjusted relat...

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To study and document the development of Palliative Care in the world, in different regions and continents, in Spain.
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The project aims to find out the best way to deliver palliative care to people who have advanced cancer, heart failure or lung disease as they come towards the end of their lives.