Recent Submissions

  • Espinel Flores, Verónica; Vargas, Ingrid; Eguiguren Bravo, Ana Pamela; Mogollon Pérez, Amparo Susana; Ferreira de Medeiros Mendes, Marina; López Vázquez, Julieta; Bertolotto, Fernando; Vazquez, María Luisa (Oxford, 2022)
    Although fragmentation in the provision of services is considered an obstacle to effective health care, there is scant evidence on the impact of interventions to improve care coordination between primary care and secondary ...
  • Michaeli, Daniel; Keough, Gregory; Pérez Domínguez, Francisco Javier; Polanco Ilabaca, Francisca Andrea; Pinto Toledo, Fernanda Javiera; Michaeli, Julia; Albers, Sebastian; Achiardi, Jadi; Santana, Valeria; Urnelli, Chiara; Sawaguchi, Yoshihiro; Rodríguez, Perla; Maldonado, Mónica; Raffeeq, Zaheer; Madeiros, Otavio de Araujo; Michaeli, Thomas (International Journal of Medical Education, 2022)
    Objectives: To investigate students' experience with medical education alongside their mental and physical health since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic across nine countries. Methods: A cross-sectional online survey ...
  • Quinteros, María Elisa; Blazquez, Carola; Rosas, Felipe; Ayala Pizarro, Salvador Andrés; Ossa García, Ximena Marcela; Delgado Saborit, Juana María; Harrison, Roy M.; Ruiz Rudolph, Pablo Alejandro; Yohannessen Vásquez, Karla Alejandra (Cadernos Saude Publica, 2022)
    Automatic geocoding methods have become popular in recent years, facilitating the study of the association between health outcomes and the place of living. however, rather few studies have evaluated geocoding quality, with ...
  • Turner, Eduardo; Iturra, Sebastián; Paulsen, César; Olivares, Gabriel; Portilla, Mario; Canals Cifuentes, María Andrea (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, Chile, 2021)
    Background: Despite being introduced 20 years ago minimally invasive aortic valve replacement is only performed routinely in a minority of patients worldwide. Aim: To report the operative outcome of minimally invasive ...
  • Bella, Maribel; Binfa Esbir, Lorena; Carrasco Parra, Alicia; Cornejo Aravena, Claudia Alejandra; Cavada Chacón, Gabriel Alfredo; Pantoja Manzanarez, Loreto Beatriz (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, Chile, 2021)
    Background: Violence against women (VAW) is a violation of women´s fundamental rights and special attention must be paid during the gestational and postpartum period. Aim: To determine the prevalence of violence ...
  • Alfaro Morgado, Tania; Martínez Folgar, Kevin; Vives, Alejandra; Bilal, Usama (Springer, 2022)
    We estimated excess mortality in Chilean cities during the COVID-19 pandemic and its association with city-level factors. We used mortality, and social and built environment data from the SALURBAL study for 21 Chilean ...
  • Deanna, Rocío; Merkle, Benthann Garramon; Chun, Kwok Pan; Navarro Rosenblatt, Deborah; Baxter, Ivan; Oleas, Nora; Bortolus, Alejandro; Geesink, Patricia; Diele Viegas, Luisa; Aschero, Valeria; Leone, María José de; Oliferuk, Sonia; Zuo, Rui; Cosacov, Andrea; Grossi, Mariana; Knapp, Sandra; López Méndez, Alicia; Welchen, Elina; Ribone, Pamela; Auge, Gabriela (Nature, 2022)
    Mentor relationships are crucial to retention, success, and wellbeing of women and underrepresented minority scientists in academia. A network of diverse mentors may support achieving long-term career goals, advancement, ...
  • Huertas Zurriaga, Ariadna; Palmieri, Patrick A.; Aguayo González, Mariela; Dominguez Cancino, Karen; Casanovas Cuellar, Cristina; Vander Linden, Kara; Cesario, Sandra K.; Edwards, Joan E.; Leyva Moral, Juan (Sage, 2022)
    Background: Black women living with HIV account for a higher proportion of new HIV diagnoses than other groups. These women experience restricted access to reproductive services and inadequate support from healthcare ...
  • Laporte Uribe, Franziska; Arteaga Herrera, Oscar Germán; Bruchhausen, Walter; Cheung, Gary; Cullum, Sarah; Fuentes Garcia, Alejandra Marcela; Miranda Castillo, Claudia; Kerse, Ngaire; Kirk, Ray; Muru Lanning, Marama; Salinas Ríos, Rodrigo Alejandro; Schrott, Lothar; Slachevsky Chonchol, Andrea María; Roes, Martina (MDPI, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed existing gaps in policies, systems and services, stressing the need for concerted global action on healthy aging. Similar to the COVID-19 pandemic, dementia is a challenge for health ...
  • Ollé Espluga, Laia; Vargas, Igrid; Mogollón Pérez, Amparo; Freitas Soares de Jesús, Renata Patricia; Eguiguren Bravo, Ana Pamela; Cisneros, Angélica Ivonne; Muruaga, María Cecilia; Huerta, Adriana; Bertolotto, Fernando; Vázquez, María Luisa (Elsevier, 2021)
    Objective: To analyse the care continuity across levels of care perceived by patients with chronic conditions in public health care networks in six Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and ...
  • Albuquerque Araújo, Leticia de; Quintiliano Scarpelli, Daiana; Masferrer Riquelme, Dominique Andrea; Ferreira Santos, Jair Licio (MDPI, 2022)
    Dietary habits are determinants in the development of a range of conditions and age-related diseases. We explored the associations of sociodemographic, health-related indicators, and health behavioral factors on dietary ...
  • Canals Lambarri, Mauricio (Soc Chilena Infectología, 2021)
    Se revisa brevemente el concepto de inmunidad de grupo, poblacional o efecto “rebaño”, mostrando que algunas ideas popularizadas no corresponden al concepto original. Se establece la relación con los números reproductivo ...
  • Ducharme Smith, Kirstie; Mora García, Gustavo; Castro Mendes, Francisca de; Ruiz Díaz, María Stephany; Moreira, Andre; Villegas Ríos, Rodrigo Luis; García Larsen, Vanessa (European Respiratory Soc Journals Ltd, 2021)
    Background There is a large burden of COPD in the US. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between diet quality with lung function, spirometric restriction and spirometrically defined COPD in a ...
  • Oliveira, Suelen Carlos de; Vieira Machado, Cristiani; Alarcón Hein, Alex René; Almeida, Patty Fidelis de (Abrasco-Assoc Brasileira Pos-Graduacao & Saude Coletiva, 2021)
    This article analyzes the configuration of public-private relations in Chile's health system between 2000 and 2018, focusing on organization and regulation, funding and service delivery. The following data collection methods ...
  • Celedón, Natalia; González, Cristian; Cuadrado Nahum, Cristóbal Alfonso (Medwave Estudios Ltd, 2021)
    Access to medicines constitutes a public health challenge worldwide. Promoting the utilization of generic medicines is one of the strategies that has been proposed to optimize pharmaceutical spending and thus allow ...
  • Zancheta Ricardo, Camila; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Smith Taillie, Lindsey; Quitral, Vilma; Reyes Jedlicki, Marcela Adriana (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Reductions on the sugars content of the food supply have been described after the initial implementation Chilean Labeling Law, but it is unclear if sugars were replaced by non-caloric sweeteners (NNS). We evaluated changes ...
  • Bilal, Usama; Castro, Caio P. de; Alfaro Morgado, Tania; Barrientos Gutiérrez, Tonatiuh; Barreto, Mauricio L.; Leveau, Carlos M.; Martínez Folgar, Kevin; Miranda, J. Jaime; Montes, Felipe; Mullachery, Pricila; Pina, María Fátima; Rodríguez, Daniel A.; Dos Santos, Gervasio F.; Andrade, Roberto F. S.; Diez-Roux, Ana V. (Amer Assoc Advancement Science, 2021)
    We explored how mortality scales with city population size using vital registration and population data from 742 cities in 10 Latin American countries and the United States. We found that more populated cities had lower ...
  • Bilal, Usama; Hessel, Philipp; Pérez Ferrer, Carolina; Michael, Yvonne L.; Alfaro Morgado, Tania; Tenorio Mucha, Janeth; Friche, Amelia A. L.; Piña, María Fátima; Vives, Alejandra; Quick, Harrison; Alazraqui, Marcio; Rodríguez, Daniel A.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Diez Roux, Ana V. (Nature Research, 2021)
    The concept of a so-called urban advantage in health ignores the possibility of heterogeneity in health outcomes across cities. Using a harmonized dataset from the SALURBAL project, we describe variability and predictors ...
  • Pardell Domínguez, Lidia; Palmieri, Patrick A.; Domínguez Cancino, Karen Aileen; Camacho Rodríguez, Doriam E.; Edwards, Joan E.; Watson, Jean; Leyva Moral, Juan M. (BMC, 2021)
    Background: Sexual health is a multidimensional phenomenon constructed by personal, social, and cultural factors but continues to be studied with a biomedical approach. During the postpartum period, a woman transitions ...
  • Troncoso, Jonathan; González, Cristian; Mena, Francisca; Valencia, Angélica; Cuevas, Paulina; Rubio, Juan Pablo (Doyma, 2021)
    Objetivo: Caracterizar la situación actual del médico gestor de la demanda (MGD) en la atención primaria de salud (APS), desde las percepciones de aquellos que cumplen ese rol, sus pares médicos y los directivos de los ...

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