1. Delivery after external cephalic version, is there an increased rate of cesarian section?

    Minerva ginecologica 68(2):106 (2016) PMID 27008239

    The aim of this study was to compare the obstetric outcomes after successful external cephalic version (cases) with a group of pregnant women with a spontaneous cephalic fetal position at delivery (controls). Retrospective review of the cohort of study was performed at the University Hospital of...
  2. Intraoperative stress and anxiety reduction with music therapy: a controlled randomized clinical trial of efficacy and safety.

    Journal of Vascular Nursing 31(3):101 (2013) PMID 23953858

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the music therapy (MT) effect in levels of intraoperative anxiety in patients undergoing crossectomy with stripping of the great saphenous vein and to assess the efficacy, safety, and feasibility of this alternative therapy as a complement of standard...
  3. Chronology of histological lesions in acute respiratory distress syndrome with diffuse alveolar damage: a prospective cohort study of clinical autopsies.

    The lancet. Respiratory medicine 1(5):395 (2013) PMID 24429204

    Diffuse alveolar damage is the histological hallmark of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). However, the chronology of histological lesions is not well established. We aimed to determine the time to onset of exudative or proliferative changes and end-stage fibrosis in ARDS. We analysed a...
  4. "Induced sputum versus gastric lavage for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children".

    BMC Infectious Diseases 13:222 (2013) PMID 23679059 PMCID PMC3688294

    Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is difficult in infants and young children. For microbiological confirmation of PTB children, sequential gastric lavage (GL) is recommended. Induced sputum (IS) may be an alternative or complementary tool, but the information is limited in children in de...
  5. [Transcultural adaptation into Spanish of the nursing activities score].

    Enfermería Intensiva 24(1):12 (2013) PMID 23201166

    Assessment of nursing workload is a common practice in the daily work of nursing care. This is usually done using scales that were not designed for Spanish-speaking countries, which may not take into account the characteristics of the environments that differ from one country to another. The Nur...
  6. Eficacia del protocolo de fisioterapia del Hospital Universitario de Getafe, establecido para la mejoría de la incontinencia urinaria femenina

    Fisioterapia 34(4):154 (2012)

    Objetivo Comprobar la eficacia de un tratamiento de fisioterapia perineal en mujeres con incontinencia urinaria (IU). Se buscó determinar la mejoría objetiva y la percepción de la calidad de vida, así como la relación entre dicha mejoría y el cumplimiento posterior del tratam...
  7. Ecotoxicological diagnosis of a sealed municipal landfill.

    Journal of Environmental Management 95 Suppl:S50 (2012) PMID 21075508

    Assessing the environmental impact of a soil-topped landfill requires an accurate ecotoxicological diagnosis. This paper describes various diagnostic protocols for this purpose and their application to a real case: the urban solid waste (USW) municipal landfill of Getafe (Madrid, Spain). After t...
  8. Clinical diagnoses and autopsy findings: discrepancies in critically ill patients*.

    Critical Care Medicine 40(3):842 (2012) PMID 22001588

    To determine the proportion of clinical errors by comparing clinical and pathological diagnoses, and to evaluate changes of errors over time. We conducted a prospective study of all consecutive autopsies performed on patients who died in the intensive care unit of the Hospital Universitario de G...
  9. [Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a population of obese children and adolescents].

    Endocrinología y Nutrición 59(3):155 (2012) PMID 22326454

    Childhood obesity is a major and increasing health problem for society because it increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypertension. Thus, when obese children become obese adults, effects on their health and life expectation may be devastating. 1) To assess...
  10. Blood lead and cadmium levels in a six hospital employee population. PESA study, 2009.

    Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 25 Suppl 1:S22 (2011) PMID 21129942

    Exposure to lead and cadmium is a public health problem due to the broad exposure to these toxic substances among the general population. The objective of this study is to determine blood lead and cadmium concentrations in a working population drawn from six university hospitals in Madrid, Getaf...
  11. [Effectiveness of reevaluation of admission of patients with poor functional status].

    Revista Española de Geriatría y Gerontología 45(1):19 (2010) PMID 20044178

    Acute care hospitals are one of the healthcare settings that pose the greatest risk of inefficiency and iatrogeny in the elderly. The term "inappropriate admission" refers to those admissions that could have been dealt with in an outpatient clinic or in a hospital with a lower level of care. We ...
  12. [Casuistry review of patients undergoing surgery for pituitary adenomas in Getafe University Hospital (Spain)].

    Endocrinología y Nutrición 57(7):306 (2010) PMID 20576477

    To perform a casuistry review of patients diagnosed with pituitary adenomas (PA) who underwent surgery performed by the same neurosurgeon after 1995. A descriptive and retrospective study was performed in 98 patients with PA undergoing surgery from 1995-2008. Tumor size and data on functionality...
  13. A device for automatically measuring and supervising the critical care patient's urine output.

    Sensors Magazine 10(1):934 (2010) PMID 22315578 PMCID PMC3270879

    Critical care units are equipped with commercial monitoring devices capable of sensing patients' physiological parameters and supervising the achievement of the established therapeutic goals. This avoids human errors in this task and considerably decreases the workload of the healthcare staff. H...
  14. [Importance of breastfeeding in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and degree of childhood obesity].

    Endocrinología y Nutrición 56(8):400 (2009) PMID 19959149

    To evaluate the relationship between breastfeeding and the prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in a group of obese children and adolescents. We performed a retrospective study in obese children and adolescents treated at the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service of the Hospital de Getafe ...
  15. [Malaria in the South of Madrid: a clinical and epidemiological review].

    Anales de Pediatría 71(3):196 (2009) PMID 19620029

    Malaria has increased in Spain, and is potentially severe in children. Information on pediatric malaria in Spain is scarce. The aim is to evaluate the clinical, therapeutic and epidemiological characteristics of children diagnosed with malaria in our hospital. A retrospective descriptive study w...
  16. Risk of gastrojejunal anastomotic stricture with multifilament and monofilament sutures after hand-sewn laparoscopic gastric bypass: a prospective cohort study.

    Obesity Surgery 19(9):1274 (2009) PMID 19557484

    Gastrojejunal (GJ) stricture is one of the most common late complications after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) with a hand-sewn anastomosis. The object of this study was to assess the risk of stricture for two types of resorbable suture (multifilament and monofilament) in a serie...
  17. [Quality control in the management of complaints from clients of Specialized Health Care Area 10 in the Madrid community (2000-2005)].

    Revista de Calidad Asistencial 24(2):88 (2009) PMID 19426932

    To analyse the complaints made by users of the National Health System in the University Hospital of Getafe (Madrid, Spain), to characterise trends in complaint rates over time and to appraise the quality control in the management of complaints. All complaints made between January 2000 and Decemb...
  18. Determinación de plomo y cadmio en sangre y su relación con fuentes de exposición. Estudio PESA, 2008

    Revista del Laboratorio Clínico 2(3):115 (2009)

    Introducción La exposición al plomo y al cadmio es un problema de salud pública debido a la amplia exposición a estos tóxicos en la población general. El objetivo del estudio es determinar la concentración de plomo y cadmio en sangre en una población laboral procedente de 4 centros hos...
  19. [Francisco Guillén and the Hospital Universitario de Getafe. Birth and consolidation of a Geriatrics Service].

    Revista Española de Geriatría y Gerontología 43 Suppl 2:13 (2008) PMID 19195570

  20. Vancomycin MICs did not creep in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from 2002 to 2006 in a setting with low vancomycin usage.

    Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 62(4):773 (2008) PMID 18552338

    The aim of this study was to evaluate MIC trends for clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus to vancomycin over a 5 year period (2002-06) in a hospital in Spain. All clinical isolates of S. aureus (one per patient) from clinical samples of patients at Hospital Universitario de Getafe from Jan...