A Capelastegui

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia: a comparative study of outcomes by medical specialty area]
    A Capelastegui
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 41:300-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Improvement of process-of-care and outcomes after implementing a guideline for the management of community-acquired pneumonia: a controlled before-and-after design study
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 39:955-63. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of community-acquired pneumonia and secular trends at different hospitals
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Barrio Labeaga, E 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 99:268-78. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of clinical practice in patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia over a 4-year period]
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Vizcaya, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 42:283-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of a predictive rule for the management of community-acquired pneumonia
    A Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, E 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 27:151-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A prediction rule to identify allocation of inpatient care in community-acquired pneumonia
    P P España
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 21:695-701. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Development of a decision tree to assess the severity and prognosis of stable COPD
    C Esteban
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao Usansolo, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 38:1294-300. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Score to identify the severity of adult patients with influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infection at hospital admission
    A Capelastegui
    Servicio de Respiratorio, Hospital Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:2693-701. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Classifying the severity of COPD: are the new severity scales better than the old?
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Hospital de Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:783-90. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Development of a prognostic index for 90-day mortality in patients discharged after admission to hospital for community-acquired pneumonia
    A Capelastegui
    Pneumology Service, Hospital Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Thorax 64:496-501. 2009

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint [Patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia: a comparative study of outcomes by medical specialty area]
    A Capelastegui
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 41:300-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether such variability is influenced by the medical specialty area where the patient is treated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Improvement of process-of-care and outcomes after implementing a guideline for the management of community-acquired pneumonia: a controlled before-and-after design study
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 39:955-63. 2004
    ..We present a controlled study that compared interventions before and after the implementation of a practice guideline...
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of community-acquired pneumonia and secular trends at different hospitals
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Barrio Labeaga, E 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 99:268-78. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to assess variability in the management of patients admitted to hospitals with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), and changes in secular trends of this condition...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of clinical practice in patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia over a 4-year period]
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Vizcaya, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 42:283-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the evolution of quality of care received by these patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of a predictive rule for the management of community-acquired pneumonia
    A Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, E 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 27:151-7. 2006
    ..The new score can also be used as a severity adjustment measure...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prediction rule to identify allocation of inpatient care in community-acquired pneumonia
    P P España
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 21:695-701. 2003
    ..Another relevant finding was that the Pneumonia Severity Index alone did not identify all patients who needed to be admitted to the hospital...
  7. doi request reprint Development of a decision tree to assess the severity and prognosis of stable COPD
    C Esteban
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao Usansolo, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 38:1294-300. 2011
    ..A simple decision tree that uses variables commonly gathered by physicians can provide a quick assessment of the severity of the disease, as measured by the risk of 5-yr mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Score to identify the severity of adult patients with influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infection at hospital admission
    A Capelastegui
    Servicio de Respiratorio, Hospital Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:2693-701. 2012
    ..This easy-to-score influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infection risk index accurately stratifies patients hospitalized for H1N1 virus infection into low-, intermediate-, and high-risk groups for SIHC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Classifying the severity of COPD: are the new severity scales better than the old?
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Hospital de Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:783-90. 2009
    ..Forced expiratory volume in 1 second cut-off points establish the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  10. doi request reprint Development of a prognostic index for 90-day mortality in patients discharged after admission to hospital for community-acquired pneumonia
    A Capelastegui
    Pneumology Service, Hospital Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Thorax 64:496-501. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and validate a prognostic index for 90-day mortality after hospital discharge among patients with CAP...
  11. doi request reprint Initial management of pneumonia and sepsis: factors associated with improved outcome
    R Menendez
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Universitario i Politèctic Butevar sur s n, 46026 Valencia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 39:156-62. 2012
    ..In sepsis, antibiotic adherence is the strongest protective factor of care associated with survival and LOS. In severe sepsis, combined antibiotic adherence and first dose within 6 h may reduce mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint A simple score for assessing stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C Esteban
    Pneumology Service, Hospital de Galdakao, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    QJM 99:751-9. 2006
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is usually assessed using FEV(1) to establish the diagnosis and the severity of the disease. However, COPD is now considered a systemic disease...
  13. doi request reprint Utility of two biomarkers for directing care among patients with non-severe community-acquired pneumonia
    P P España
    Pneumology Service, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, 48960, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3397-405. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Explicit criteria for hospital admission in exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    S Garcia-Gutierrez
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Consortio de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Galdakao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:680-6. 2011
    ..To develop detailed, explicit criteria for determining the appropriateness of admission for patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  15. doi request reprint Study of community-acquired pneumonia: incidence, patterns of care, and outcomes in primary and hospital care
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Pneumology Service Hospital Galdakao, 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    J Infect 61:364-71. 2010
    ..To asses the incidence, patterns of care, and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in the population of a defined geographic area...
  16. doi request reprint Validation and comparison of SCAP as a predictive score for identifying low-risk patients in community-acquired pneumonia
    Pedro P España
    Pneumology Service Hospital Galdakao, E 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    J Infect 60:106-13. 2010
    ..2) To validate its ability to identifying patients at low risk of death. (3) To compare it against the Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI), and the British Thoracic Society's CURB-65 rules...
  17. doi request reprint [A year's experience in an intermediate respiratory care unit]
    Myriam Aburto
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Bizkaia, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 45:533-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics and results of patients admitted to an intermediate respiratory care unit (IRCU)...
  18. doi request reprint [Three-month course of rifampicin and isoniazid for the treatment of latent tuberculous infection]
    Carlos Salinas
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Vizcaya, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 135:293-9. 2010
    ..In several clinical guides, a 3-month course with rifampicin (Rif) and I is recommended as an acceptable alternative to the 6-9 month course with I. Here we present our experience with this new regimen...
  19. doi request reprint Predictors of short-term rehospitalization following discharge of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo Centro de Investigacíon Biomedica en Red Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Chest 136:1079-85. 2009
    ..Among patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), the risk factors for short-term hospital readmission after discharge are unknown...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Longitudinal incidence of tuberculosis in a cohort of contacts: factors associated with the disease]
    Carlos Salinas
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Bo Labeaga s n, 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 43:317-23. 2007
    ..To investigate the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in a cohort of contacts and to analyze the variables associated with the disease...
  21. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of severity scores for predicting clinically relevant outcomes for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Pedro Pablo España Yandiola
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Chest 135:1572-9. 2009
    ..The comparative accuracy and discriminatory power of three validated rules for predicting clinically relevant outcomes other than mortality in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Declining length of hospital stay for pneumonia and postdischarge outcomes
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Pneumology Service, Galdakao Hospital, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Am J Med 121:845-52. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess 8-year trends in the duration of hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia and to evaluate the impact of declining length of stay on postdischarge short-term readmission and mortality...
  23. doi request reprint Pneumonia: criteria for patient instability on hospital discharge
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao Usansolo, E 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Chest 134:595-600. 2008
    ..A study was undertaken to identify and weigh at the time of hospital discharge simple clinical variables that could predict short-term outcomes in patients with pneumonia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule for severe community-acquired pneumonia
    Pedro P España
    Service of Pneumology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Research Unit, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdako, Bizkaia, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1249-56. 2006
    ..Objective strategies are needed to improve the diagnosis of severe community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department setting...
  25. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with stable COPD
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1829-34. 2008
    ..To determine which easily available clinical factors are associated with mortality in patients with stable COPD and if health-related quality of life (HRQoL) provides additional information...
  26. pmc BODE-Index vs HADO-score in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Which one to use in general practice?
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    BMC Med 8:28. 2010
    ..Two instruments, the BODE-index (Body mass index, Obstruction, Dyspnea, Exercise capacity) and the HADO-score (Health, Activity, Dyspnea, Obstruction), were compared in the prediction of mortality among COPD patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Association between the forced midexpiratory flow/forced vital capacity ratio and bronchial hyperresponsiveness]
    I Urrutia
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 40:397-402. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint [The safety of magnetic resonance imaging: an analysis based on a review of incidents at the Osatek Center]
    A Capelastegui
    OSATEK, S A Galdácano, Vizcaya, Espana
    Radiologia 48:225-34. 2006
    ..To evaluate the dangers to persons in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environment and review Osatek's safety policies...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Reference figures for pulmonary artery pressures after effective treatment of Graves' disease]
    J Moraza
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Vizcaya, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 39:45-7. 2003
    ..The possible pathogenic mechanisms involved in this association include the presence of hyperdynamic heart failure and/or the presence of immune alterations underlying both conditions...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of hospitalisations for exacerbations of COPD on health-related quality of life
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 103:1201-8. 2009
    ..Hospitalisations for exacerbations of COPD have an independent and negative impact on the evolution of HRQoL, regardless of COPD severity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Smoking habit, respiratory symptoms and lung function in young adults
    Isabel Urrutia
    Respiratory Service of Galdakao Hospital, IMIM, Barcelona
    Eur J Public Health 15:160-5. 2005
    ..This study assessed the independent association of smoking with respiratory symptoms and lung function in young adults who took part in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS-I)...