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Research Unit of the Primary Care Head Office of Albacete. Health Care System of Castilla-La Mancha Research Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://sescam.jccm.es/web1/profHome.do?main=/profesionales/InvestigacionDocenciayFormacion/investigaDoceyFormEnlaces.html

Description







Research Unit created in 2008 and located in the Primary Care Head Office of Albacete. It also is part of the Research Service of the Health Care Service of Castilla-La Mancha, which belongs to the Quality, Research and Innovation Area of the Health Care Service o Castilla-La Mancha.                                                                                              Composed of:
• Two doctors of Medicine and specialist in Family Medicine.
• A doctor of Psychology.
• A Bachelor of Computer Science.
• An auxiliary administrative.
• Staff hired by means of grants obtained in competitive official announcements.    

Aims







• Assessment of strategies of primary and secondary prevention.
• Design and validation of assessment and screening instruments in elderly people.
• Development of new technologies for the monitoring of chronic patients.
• Analysis of cardiovascular, cancer and mental health prevention strategies

Main research areas







• Desing and validation of assessment and screening instruments in elderly people: hearing impairment, visual impairment, insomnia as well as the study of the functional consequences of the mentioned disorders.
• Epidemiology and psychogeriatry: prevalence and risk factors of mental disorders in elderly people and consumption of psychotropic drugs.
• Assessment of strategies of cardiovascular prevention. Development of several research projects about hypercholesterolemia, monitoring of patients with metabolic syndrome and treatments efectivity.
• Assesment of strategies of primary and secondary prevention. Developed in several projects about falls risk factors and about efectivity of the calcium and the vitamine D in the appearance of fractures and falls in people over 65 years.
• Assessment of the use of telemedicine in the attention to patients.
• Assessment of strategies of prevention of cancer.                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Development of strategies of benzodiacepine withdrawal

Research disciplines

Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral,Engineering/Technology/Architecture

Contact

Jesús López-Torres, Ignacio Párraga

Email

jesusl@sescam.org, iparraga@sescam.jccm.es

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