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Collaborative modeling of an implementation strategy: a case study to integrate health promotion in primary and community care

Gonzalo Grandes. Beasain community: Arcelormittal company (Juan Manuel Elosegui), CAF company (Iñaki Korta, Ainhoa Irastorza, Leire Makibar), Antzizar sports center (Jon Alkaiaga, Karmele Alkaiaga). La

Metric properties of the “prescribe healthy life” screening questionnaire to detect healthy behaviors: a cross-sectional pilot study

Background Feasible and valid assessment of healthy behaviors is the first step for integrating health promotion in routine primary care. Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the validity and reliability of the “prescribe healthy life” screening questionnaire, a brief tool for detecting physical activity levels, consumption of fruit and vegetables, tobacco...

Type-2 diabetes primary prevention program implemented in routine primary care: a process evaluation study

Sánchez, Carmen Silvestre, Natalia Campo, Naroa Valderrama Andikoetxea, Catalina Martinez Carazo, Gonzalo Grandes, Regina Sauto. The project was supported by the Basque Government Department of Health (EXP ... Grandes 0 on behalf of the PreDE research group 0 Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia, Basque Health Service (Osakidetza) , Bilbao , Spain 1 Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia , Luis Power 18, 4a

Metric properties of the “prescribe healthy life” screening questionnaire to detect healthy behaviors: a cross-sectional pilot study

Background Feasible and valid assessment of healthy behaviors is the first step for integrating health promotion in routine primary care. Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the validity and reliability of the “prescribe healthy life” screening questionnaire, a brief tool for detecting physical activity levels, consumption of fruit and vegetables, tobacco...

Efficacy of a cognitive and behavioural psychotherapy applied by primary care psychologists in patients with mixed anxiety-depressive disorder: a research protocol

Background In contrast with the recommendations of clinical practice guidelines, the most common treatment for anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care is pharmacological. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural psychological intervention, delivered by primary care psychologists in patients with mixed anxiety-depressive disorder compared...

Feasibility and effectiveness of the implementation of a primary prevention programme for type 2 diabetes in routine primary care practice: a phase IV cluster randomised clinical trial

Background The objective of this study is to perform an independent evaluation of the feasibility and effectiveness of an educational programme for the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes (DM2) in high risk populations in primary care settings, implanted within the Basque Health Service - Osakidetza. Methods/design This is a prospective phase IV cluster clinical trial conducted...

Predictors of long-term change of a physical activity promotion programme in primary care

measurement of physical fitness. PEPAF group members Director Team: Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia, Basque Health Service-Osakidetza (principal investigator: Gonzalo Grandes; co-investigators: Jesus

Supervised physical exercise to improve the quality of life of cancer patients: the EFICANCER randomised controlled trial

of Bizkaia: Gonzalo Grandes, Maria Soledad Arietaleanizbeaskoa, Nere Mendizabal, Anna Gin, Nahia Guenaga, Vernica Arce, Aitor Sanz -Guinea, Catalina Martnez, Natalia Burgos, Ana Zuazagoitia Cruces

Efficacy and safety of autologous platelet rich plasma for the treatment of vascular ulcers in primary care: Phase III study

Background Vascular ulcers are commonly seen in daily practice at all levels of care and have great impact at personal, professional and social levels with a high cost in terms of human and material resources. Given that the application of autologous platelet rich plasma has been shown to decrease healing times in various different studies in the hospital setting, we considered...

Protocol for assessing the hypotensive effect of evening administration of acetylsalicylic acid: study protocol for a randomized, cross-over controlled trial

Background The objective of this study is to evaluate the antihypertensive effect of bedtime administration of low doses of aspirin in patients with treated hypertension and high cardiovascular risk on low-dose aspirin for secondary prevention, in order to optimize their usual treatment and reduce their cardiovascular risk. Methods/Design This is a prospective phase IV...

Predictive risk modelling in the Spanish population: a cross-sectional study

Background An increase in chronic conditions is currently the greatest threat to human health and to the sustainability of health systems. Risk adjustment systems may enable population stratification programmes to be developed and become instrumental in implementing new models of care.The objectives of this study are to evaluate the capability of ACG-PM, DCG-HCC and CRG-based...

Monitoring the prevalence of chronic conditions: which data should we use?

Background Chronic diseases are an increasing threat to people’s health and to the sustainability of health organisations. Despite the need for routine monitoring systems to assess the impact of chronicity in the population and its evolution over time, currently no single source of information has been identified as suitable for this purpose. Our objective was to describe the...

Two-Year Longitudinal Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Trial of Physical Activity Promotion by General Practitioners

. PEPAF Group Members Director Team: Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia, Basque Health Service-Osakidetza (principal investigator: Gonzalo Grandes; co-investigators: Jesus Torcal, Ricardo Ortega Sanchez

Somatisation in primary care: experiences of primary care physicians involved in a training program and in a randomised controlled trial

Background A new intervention aimed at managing patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) based on a specific set of communication techniques was developed, and tested in a cluster randomised clinical trial. Due to the modest results obtained and in order to improve our intervention we need to know the GPs' attitudes towards patients with MUS, their experience...

Modelling innovative interventions for optimising healthy lifestyle promotion in primary health care: "Prescribe Vida Saludable" phase I research protocol

Background The adoption of a healthy lifestyle, including physical activity, a balanced diet, a moderate alcohol consumption and abstinence from smoking, are associated with large decreases in the incidence and mortality rates for the most common chronic diseases. That is why primary health care (PHC) services are trying, so far with less success than desirable, to promote...

Targeting physical activity promotion in general practice: Characteristics of inactive patients and willingness to change

contributors approved this version submitted for publication to the journal BMC Public Health. Name of guarantor: Gonzalo Grandes Additional material Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all patients

Is integration of healthy lifestyle promotion into primary care feasible? Discussion and consensus sessions between clinicians and researchers

Health, and co-financed by European Union FEDER funds (RETICS G03/170 and RD06/0018/0018). The 'Prescribe Vida Saludable' research group: Gonzalo Grandes, Alvaro Sanchez, Josep M Cortada, Carlos Caldern

Rationale and design of a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of an exercise program to improve the quality of life of patients with heart failure in primary care: The EFICAR study protocol

). Authors contributions Conception of the idea for the study: Gonzalo Grandes and Ana Zuazagoitia. Development of the protocol, organization and funding: Ana Zuazagoitia, Gonzalo Grandes, Jesus Torcal, Iaki ... Zuazagoitia, Gonzalo Grandes, Jesus Torcal, Iaki Lekuona, Pilar Echevarria, Manuel Angel Gmez, Ma del Mar Domingo, Ma del Mar de la Torre, Jose Ignacio Ramrez, Imanol Montoya, Juana Oyanguren and Ricardo