Cristobal Esteban

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Universitario
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with stable COPD
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1829-34. 2008
  2. doi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. doi Impact of changes in physical activity on health-related quality of life among patients with COPD
    C Esteban
    Pneumology Dept, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Spain
    Eur Respir J 36:292-300. 2010
  5. doi [Role of physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Cristobal Esteban
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 45:7-13. 2009
  6. 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. doi The health, activity, dyspnea, obstruction, age, and hospitalization: prognostic score for stable COPD patients
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 105:1662-70. 2011
  9. ncbi Use of medication and quality of life among patients with COPD
    Cristobal Esteban
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 100:487-95. 2006
  10. ncbi [Description of a sample of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treated at hospital-supervised respiratory clinics at primary care centers]
    C Esteban
    Servicio de Neumología Hospital Galdakao Vizcaya España
    Arch Bronconeumol 39:485-90. 2003

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. 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...
  2. doi 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. doi Impact of changes in physical activity on health-related quality of life among patients with COPD
    C Esteban
    Pneumology Dept, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Spain
    Eur Respir J 36:292-300. 2010
    ..Among COPD patients, a reduction in time spent engaging in PA or maintaining a low level may impair HRQoL, whereas an increase in PA can improve HRQoL parameters...
  5. doi [Role of physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Cristobal Esteban
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 45:7-13. 2009
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  6. 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. doi The health, activity, dyspnea, obstruction, age, and hospitalization: prognostic score for stable COPD patients
    Cristobal Esteban
    Pneumology Department, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 105:1662-70. 2011
    ..Because it uses only easily accessible measures, it could be useful at all levels of care...
  9. ncbi Use of medication and quality of life among patients with COPD
    Cristobal Esteban
    Service of Pneumology, Hospital de Galdakao, Barrio Labeaga s n 48960 Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respir Med 100:487-95. 2006
    ..To determine the medications prescribed to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their relationship to health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  10. ncbi [Description of a sample of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treated at hospital-supervised respiratory clinics at primary care centers]
    C Esteban
    Servicio de Neumología Hospital Galdakao Vizcaya España
    Arch Bronconeumol 39:485-90. 2003
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  11. doi [Safety of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD]
    Cristobal Esteban
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 46:28-35. 2010
    ..However, given the growing frequency of the use of these drugs, awareness of their potential adverse effects is essential, especially since the pharmacodynamic characteristics of the distinct IC differ widely...
  12. ncbi 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)...
  13. doi Application of appropriateness criteria for hospitalization in COPD exacerbation
    Susana Garcia-Gutierrez
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Red de Investigación en Servicios de Salud en Enfermedades Crónicas REDISSEC, Barrio Labeaga s n, 48960, Galdakao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Intern Emerg Med 8:349-57. 2013
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  14. pmc Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in a population-based study: link between etiology and patients characteristics, process-of-care, clinical evolution and outcomes
    Alberto Capelastegui
    Pneumology Service Hospital Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 12:134. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the majority of pneumonia etiologic studies are based on hospitalized patients, whereas there have been no recent population-based studies encompassing both inpatients and outpatients...
  15. pmc Predictors of patient satisfaction with hospital health care
    Jose M Quintana
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:102. 2006
    ..We evaluated possible predictors of patient satisfaction in relation to socio-demographic variables, history of admission, and survey logistics...
  16. doi 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...
  17. doi 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...
  18. ncbi [Patient satisfaction in 4 hospitals of the Basque Health Service]
    Nerea Gonzalez
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Bizkaia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:210-7. 2008
    ..To compare patient satisfaction in 4 acute hospitals...
  19. doi 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...
  20. doi Influence of changes in physical activity on frequency of hospitalization in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Cristobal Esteban
    Respiratory Service, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain Network of Research on Health Services and Chronic Diseases REDISSEC, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Respirology 19:330-8. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether changes in regular physical activity (PA) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affect the rate of hospitalizations for COPD exacerbation (eCOPD)...
  21. pmc The IRYSS-COPD appropriateness study: objectives, methodology, and description of the prospective cohort
    Jose M Quintana
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:322. 2011
    ..To address these important gaps in clinical care, we created the IRYSS-COPD Appropriateness Study...
  22. doi COPD exacerbation: mortality prognosis factors in a respiratory care unit
    Myriam Aburto
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 47:79-84. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the mortality predictive factors after a severe exacerbations of COPD admitted to a Spanish respiratory intermediate care unit (IRCU)...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. doi Impact of anxiety and depression on disease control and quality of life in asthma patients
    Isabel Urrutia
    Pneumology Service, Galdakao Usánsolo Hospital, Bizkaia, Spain
    J Asthma 49:201-8. 2012
    ..These comorbidities may affect asthma control and quality of life. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of anxiety and depression on asthma control and quality of life...
  25. doi [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)...
  26. ncbi Development and validation of an in-patient satisfaction questionnaire
    Nerea Gonzalez
    Research Unit, Hospital of Galdakao, Galdakao, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:465-72. 2005
    ..To develop a psychometrically sound, hospital patient satisfaction questionnaire to be administered to patients discharged from medical and surgical services...
  27. ncbi Evaluation of the psychometric characteristics of the Spanish version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
    J M Quintana
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital de Galdakao, Bizkaia, Spain
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:216-21. 2003
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale(HADS)...
  28. ncbi [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...