Antoni Sicras-Mainar

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Prospects of adjusted clinical groups (ACG's) in capitated payment risk adjustment]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación y Desarrollo Organizativo, Badalona, Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 80:55-65. 2006
  2. doi request reprint [Validating the Adjusted Clinical Groups [ACG] case-mix system in a Spanish population setting: a multicenter study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Servicios Asistenciales, S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:228-31. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [Adjusted clinical groups use at a Spanish primary care center: a retrospective, population-based study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, S A, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:49-55. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint [Study of patients with gout: clinical features in the last 2 years of monitoring]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Med Mex 148:448-56. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic characteristics associated with type 2 diabetes
    A Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Rev Clin Esp 214:121-30. 2014
  6. pmc Healthcare use and costs associated with obesity in Badalona, Spain: a study protocol
    Antonio Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMJ Open 2:e000547. 2012
  7. pmc Treatment profiles and costs of patients with chronic pain in the population setting
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 4:39-47. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Antimuscarinic persistence patterns in newly treated patients with overactive bladder: a retrospective comparative analysis
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Calle Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, 08911, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Urogynecol J 25:485-92. 2014
  9. doi request reprint [Characterization of and costs associated to the profile of patients with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin who are added a second oral antidiabetic drug: a population study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Endocrinol Nutr 60:557-69. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Health economics perspective of fesoterodine, tolterodine or solifenacin as first-time therapy for overactive bladder syndrome in the primary care setting in Spain
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Calle Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, CP 08911 Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Urol 13:51. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Prospects of adjusted clinical groups (ACG's) in capitated payment risk adjustment]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación y Desarrollo Organizativo, Badalona, Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 80:55-65. 2006
    ..S. by using the Adjusted Clinical Groups (ACG's) as a possible capitated payment risk adjustment...
  2. doi request reprint [Validating the Adjusted Clinical Groups [ACG] case-mix system in a Spanish population setting: a multicenter study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Servicios Asistenciales, S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:228-31. 2009
    ..To validate the Johns Hopkins ACG case-mix system used in various primary and specialized care centers attending a defined population in Spain...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Adjusted clinical groups use at a Spanish primary care center: a retrospective, population-based study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, S A, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:49-55. 2010
    ..To evaluate the results of implementing a classification system based on adjusted clinical groups (ACG) at a primary health care (PHC) in a Spanish population...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Study of patients with gout: clinical features in the last 2 years of monitoring]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Med Mex 148:448-56. 2012
    ..to analyze the clinical characteristics of gout patients with < 3 attacks and ≥ 3 acute attacks per year...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic characteristics associated with type 2 diabetes
    A Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Rev Clin Esp 214:121-30. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the health-related costs and the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in these patients...
  6. pmc Healthcare use and costs associated with obesity in Badalona, Spain: a study protocol
    Antonio Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMJ Open 2:e000547. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Treatment profiles and costs of patients with chronic pain in the population setting
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 4:39-47. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to gather information about analgesic drug therapy in patients with chronic pain and perform cost estimates to guide future cost-effectiveness research in the area...
  8. doi request reprint Antimuscarinic persistence patterns in newly treated patients with overactive bladder: a retrospective comparative analysis
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Calle Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, 08911, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Urogynecol J 25:485-92. 2014
    ..This study compared treatment persistence in patients with OAB receiving fesoterodine, solifenacin, or tolterodine as their initial OAB prescription in a routine clinical practice setting...
  9. doi request reprint [Characterization of and costs associated to the profile of patients with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin who are added a second oral antidiabetic drug: a population study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Endocrinol Nutr 60:557-69. 2013
    ..To determine compliance, metabolic control, complications and healthcare costs of patients treated with metformin started a second antidiabetic drug in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health economics perspective of fesoterodine, tolterodine or solifenacin as first-time therapy for overactive bladder syndrome in the primary care setting in Spain
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Calle Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, CP 08911 Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Urol 13:51. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Adding pregabalin or gabapentin for the management of community-treated patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy: a comparative cost analysis
    Antoni Sicras
    Dirección de Planificación y Desarrollo Organizativo, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, 08911, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Drug Investig 33:825-35. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare healthcare resource utilization and costs among pDPN patients newly treated with pregabalin or gabapentin in routine medical practice...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical and economical consequences of the combination of metformin with dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors in type 2 diabetes patients
    A Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Rev Clin Esp 213:377-84. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint [Use of resources and costs associated to fractures in Spanish women]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 29:350-6. 2012
    ..5 (p<0.001) for those who did not have it. Patients with a fracture generate a greater use of resources, sanitation costs and work productivity losses...
  14. pmc Assessment of pharmacological strategies for management of major depressive disorder and their costs after an inadequate response to first-line antidepressant treatment in primary care
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    AstraZeneca Medical Department, Madrid, Spain
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:22. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  15. ncbi request reprint [Relationship of polymedication in controlling blood pressure: compliance, persistence, costs and incidence of new cardiovascular events]
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 141:53-61. 2013
    ..To determine the relationship of polypharmacy on blood pressure (BP) control, compliance, persistence, the cost and incidence of cardiovascular events (CVD) in patients with moderate/severe hypertension...
  16. doi request reprint [Use of health resources and costs associated with the diagnosis and treatment of each episode of deep vein thrombosis and bleeding in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery for hip or knee]
    A Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cir Ortop Traumatol 56:341-53. 2012
    ..To determine the use of healthcare resources and costs associated with the diagnosis and treatment of thrombosis and bleeding patients who have undergone elective hip or knee replacement surgery, in routine clinical practice conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cost comparison of adding pregabalin or gabapentin for the first time to the therapy of patients with painful axial radiculopathy treated in Spain
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:372-81. 2013
    ..This paper aims to compare the costs of initiating pregabalin or gabapentin in the therapeutic management of patients with painful axial radiculopathy in routine medical practice...
  18. doi request reprint Resource use and economic impact of patients with gout: a multicenter, population-wide study
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Reumatol Clin 9:94-100. 2013
    ..To determine the use of resources and economic impact of patients with gout at the population level...
  19. doi request reprint Cost analysis of adding pregabalin or gabapentin to the management of community-treated patients with peripheral neuropathic pain
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:1170-9. 2012
    ..To compare the cost of adding either pregabalin or gabapentin to the management of community-treated patients with peripheral neuropathic pain (PNP)...
  20. doi request reprint Obtaining the mean relative weights of the cost of care in Catalonia (Spain): retrospective application of the adjusted clinical groups case-mix system in primary health care
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Spain
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:267-76. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [Incidence, resource use and costs associated with postherpetic neuralgia: a population-based retrospective study]
    Antonio Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación y Desarrollo Organizativo, Badalona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 55:449-61. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence rate, the treatment administered and the use of health resources and health, and their respective costs in patients with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)...
  22. doi request reprint C-reactive protein as a marker of cardiovascular disease in patients with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder treated in routine medical practice
    A Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Department of Psychiatry, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Psychiatry 28:161-7. 2013
    ..However, its role in schizophrenia patients is unknown. The goal of this research was thus to explore the use of CRP as a marker of CVD risk in patients with schizophrenia...
  23. pmc Retrospective epidemiological study for the characterization of community- acquired pneumonia and pneumococcal pneumonia in adults in a well-defined area of Badalona (Barcelona, Spain)
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Planning Management Department, Dirección de Planificación y Desarrollo Organizativo, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, 08911, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 12:283. 2012
    ..This study determines impact, clinical characteristics, outcome and economic consequences of CAP in the adult (≥18 years) population attended in 6 primary-care centers and 2 hospitals in Badalona (Spain) over a two-year period...
  24. doi request reprint Statins after recent stroke reduces recurrence and improves survival in an aging Mediterranean population without known coronary heart disease
    A Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Pharm Ther 37:441-7. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc Pharmaceutical cost control in primary care: opinion and contributions by healthcare professionals
    Alexandra Prados-Torres
    Instituto Aragones de Ciencias de la Salud, Zaragoza, Espana
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:209. 2009
    ..This study collects and analyzes the opinions of general practitioners (GPs) regarding current cost control measures as well as their proposals for improving the effectiveness of these measures...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Consumption of oral analgesics and dosage forms in elderly patients: population-based study]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Farm Hosp 33:161-71. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to describe the consumption of oral analgesics (OA) in people aged inverted exclamation >or= 65 years, and distinguish between easy-to-swallow (ETS) formulations and solid forms...
  27. doi request reprint [Impact of morbidity, resource use and costs on maintenance of remission of major depression in Spain: a longitudinal study in a population setting]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:13-9. 2010
    ..To determinate the impact of comorbidity, resource use and cost (healthcare and lost productivity) on maintenance of remission of major depressive disorder in a Spanish population setting...
  28. pmc Clinical validity of a population database definition of remission in patients with major depression
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Gaietà Soler, 6 8 entlo, 08911 Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:64. 2010
    ..Major depression (MD) is one of the most frequent diagnoses in Primary Care. It is a disabling illness that increases the use of health resources...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Relationship among the degree of control of arterial hypertension, comorbidity and costs in individuals over age 30 during 2006]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:315-22. 2008
    ..This study is aimed at determining the relationship among the degree to which arterial hypertension is controlled, comorbidity and the direct costs in primary care...
  30. pmc The relationship between effectiveness and costs measured by a risk-adjusted case-mix system: multicentre study of Catalonian population data bases
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directorate of Planning, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:202. 2009
    ..The secondary objectives are to determine the factors determining inadequate correlations and the opinion of health professionals on these instruments...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Influence of morbidity and the use of health resources in patients who require care for generalised anxiety disorder in the primary health care setting]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación Badalona Serveis Assistencials, S A Badalona Barcelona España
    Aten Primaria 40:603-10. 2008
    ..To evaluate the co-morbidity, health care use, economical impact, and availability of effective treatments used in generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) patients in a primary care setting (PCS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Morbidity and costs associated with depressive syndrome in stroke sufferers in a population]
    A Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Barcelona, Espana
    Farm Hosp 32:309-14. 2008
    ..To measure morbidity and the associated costs of depressive disorders (DD) in subjects who have had a stroke in a population treated by primary care settings under usual clinical practice conditions...
  33. doi request reprint [Influence of substitution of brand name for generic drugs on therapeutic compliance in hypertension and dyslipidemia]
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:473-82. 2010
    ..To determine therapeutic compliance when brand name amlodipine and simvastatin are substituted for generic drugs, and to determine patients' and physicians' opinions of this substitution...
  34. doi request reprint [Use of resources and costs profile in patients with fibromyalgia or generalized anxiety disorder in primary care settings]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 41:77-84. 2009
    ..To determine the use of services and costs in patients with Fibromyalgia (FM) or Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) followed up in Primary Care (PC)...
  35. doi request reprint Comparison of escitalopram vs. citalopram and venlafaxine in the treatment of major depression in Spain: clinical and economic consequences
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials, SA, Department of Planning, Badalona, Spain
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2757-64. 2010
    ..citalopram (CIT) and venlafaxine (VEN) in patients who initiate treatment for a new episode of major depression (MD) in real life conditions of outpatient practice...
  36. doi request reprint [Influence of compliance on the incidence of cardiovascular events and health costs when using single-pill fixed-dose combinations for the treatment of hypertension]
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 136:183-91. 2011
    ....
  37. doi request reprint [Abstinence rates with varenicline compared to bupropion and nicotine replacement therapy for quitting smoking in primary care]
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 43:482-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the continuous abstinence rates of varenicline, bupropion and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in smoking cessation in 2 Primary Care (PC) External Support Units...
  38. doi request reprint [All-cause mortality and incidence of major cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients with ASCOT-type profile in a Spanish population setting]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 42:420-30. 2010
    ..The goal was to compare the incidence of CVE and all-causes mortality in hypertensive patients with an ASCOT-type profile with that of the rest hypertensive subjects...
  39. doi request reprint [Morbi-mortality and use of recourses after acute coronary syndrome in a Spanish population]
    A Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 211:560-71. 2011
    ..To describe the management of patients suffering acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to determine its clinical and economic consequences in a Spanish population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in outpatients receiving antipsychotic therapy in routine clinical practice: a cross-sectional assessment of a primary health care database
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Planning Directorate, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Gaietà Soler, 8 entresuelo, 08911 Badalona Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Psychiatry 23:100-8. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in outpatients treated with antipsychotics included in a primary-health-care database...
  41. pmc Treating patients with fibromyalgia in primary care settings under routine medical practice: a claim database cost and burden of illness study
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials, C, Gaietà Soler, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R54. 2009
    ....
  42. pmc Use of aspirin for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients in an ambulatory care setting in Spain
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Fam Pract 8:60. 2007
    ..This study was conducted in order to determine the use of aspirin and to assess the achievement of therapeutic targets in diabetic patients according to primary (PP) or secondary prevention (SP)...
  43. doi request reprint [Costs and associated factors with optimal and suboptimal responses to the treatment of major depressive disorder]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 44:667-75. 2012
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Adjusted Clinical Groups use as a measure of the referrals efficiency from primary care to specialized in Spain
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Planning Management, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 17:657-63. 2007
    ..To determine the referral rate (RR) per centre, its main causes and the adjusted efficiency indexes, through the retrospective implementation of the Adjusted Clinical Groups (ACG) in a Spanish primary care setting...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Calculation of morbidity, use of resources and costs of patients treated with tiotropium bromide for COPD in a Spanish population]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 39:547-55. 2007
    ..To determine the co-morbidity and economic impact of treatment with tiotropium bromide (TB) for COPD, in a population cared for by Spanish primary care teams (PCTs) and specialist physicians, in the context of routine clinical practice...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Measurement of relative cost weights as an effect of the retrospective application of adjusted clinical groups in primary care]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials, S A, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 20:132-41. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint [Cost of arterial hypertension according to levels of morbidity in primary care setting]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 133:290-5. 2009
    ..To determine the health care cost and the labour incapacity of hypertension (AHT) according to different levels of morbidity in primary care setting (PC)...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of three methods for measuring multiple morbidity according to the use of health resources in primary healthcare]
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Directora de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 44:348-57. 2012
    ..To compare three methods of measuring multiple morbidity according to the use of health resources (cost of care) in primary healthcare (PHC)...
  49. doi request reprint Effect of smoking status on healthcare costs and resource utilization in patients with type 2 diabetes in routine clinical practice: a retrospective nested case-control economic study
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Spain
    Eur Addict Res 20:94-104. 2014
    ..To compare healthcare resource utilization and costs according to smoking status in patients with type 2 diabetes in clinical practice...
  50. pmc Relationship between obesity and antipsychotic drug use in the adult population: A longitudinal, retrospective claim database study in Primary Care settings
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Planning Management, Badalona Serveis Assistencials S A Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:219-26. 2008
    ..To describe the association between obesity and the use of antipsychotic drugs (APDs) in adult outpatients followed-up on in five Primary Care settings...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Patterns of health services use and costs in patients with mental disorders in primary care]
    Antoni Sicras Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 21:306-13. 2007
    ..To determine the pattern of services use and costs of patients requiring care for mental disorders (MD) in primary care in the context of routine clinical practice...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Comparative study at 4 health centres of efficiency, measured on the basis of ambulatory care groups]
    Josep Serrat Tarrés
    Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Badalona Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 38:275-82. 2006
    ..To measure efficiency in the use of resources for the care lists of four primary care centres (PCC), by using ambulatory care Groups (ACGs)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of metformin and vildagliptin for treatment of type 2 diabetes in the elderly
    Antoni Sicras-Mainar
    Dirección de Planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Spain
    Drug Des Devel Ther 8:811-8. 2014
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic outcomes for pregabalin: a systematic review in neuropathic pain, generalized anxiety disorder, and epilepsy from a Spanish perspective
    Josep Darba
    Department of Economics, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Adv Ther 31:1-29. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of pregabalin associated with the treatment of its labeled indications from a societal perspective in Spain...