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Josefa Maria Ramal currently works at the Department of Nursing , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Josefa does research in Positive Psychology, Intrapersonal Communications, Advanced Practice Nursing and Educational Psychology. Their most recent publication is 'Factors which influence concordance among measurements obtained by different pulse oximeters currently used in some clinical situations'.
Aims: This study evaluates both concordance among those measurements obtained by three different pulse oximeters currently used by nursing professionals in hospital units and the factors which can influence this concordance. Background: Many models of wireless pulse oximeters in the present market do not offer possibility of calibration and, the...
Introduction: Oxygen saturation is considered as the 5(th) vital sign. Presently, there exist fixed and wireless pulse oximeters, being the latter most widely used in the last years. Some of them have no possibility of calibration. This situation leads the health staff to adopt therapeutic attitudes which can be wrong. Therefore, it is extremely i...
The evidence shows that the perception of social support and the stress coping strategies influences individual health. Improper strategies can produce different pathologies (cardiovascular disorders, peptic ulcer, etc.). This work presents the possible relationship between different stress coping strategies and the perception of social support (fa...
Se estudian las diferencias entre un grupo de control y personas con infarto de miocardio o úlcera péptica en relación al apoyo social y el autocontrol.
This article presents an evaluation about anxiety and its influence on the degree of success nursing students have on their exams. The influence of anxiety on cognitive processes under situations perceived as threatening, as well as the perception of physiological symptoms, are analyzed. This study may be considered to be a replica of one carried o...
This article presents an evaluation about anxiety and its influence on the degree of success nursing students have on their exams.
Se estudia retrospectivamente el impacto de los sucesos vitales mayores, múltiples y recientes sobre la salud.
Se investiga la implicación de diferentes variables psicosociales en el desarrollo de dos trastornos psicofisiológicos, el infarto agudo de miocardio y la úlcera péptica en el marco del estrés.