Núria Fabrellas
University of Barcelona
Internal medicineSurgeryPsychologyNursingRenal functionHealth careQualitative researchHepatorenal syndromeLiver diseaseCirrhosisDecompensationFatty liverDiseaseLiver transplantationCreatinineHepatic encephalopathyAcute kidney injuryTransient elastographyPopulationPrimary careNursing careIn patientAcute on chronic liver failureMedicineGastroenterology
Publications 58
#1Sebastián Videla (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 10
#9Teresa Vinuesa (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 15
The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic started in December 2019 and still is a major global health challenge. Lockdown measures and social distancing sparked a global shift towards online learning, which deeply impacted universities’ daily life, and the University of Barcelona (UB) was not an exception. Accordingly, we aimed to determine the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic at the UB. To that end, we performed a cross-sectional study on a sample of 2784 UB mem...
#1Montse NuevoH-Index: 1
Last. Salvi Prat (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 5
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Background: Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is an intervention that can significantly improve the quality of life of patients with advanced knee osteoarthritis. Early start of rehabilitation and its continuation at home once the patient is discharged are key factors for the success of the process. This study aims to assess the effectiveness of a home-based telerehabilitation solution (ReHub) on improving functional capacity and clinical outcomes for patients who underwent TKA. Methods/design: The ...
#1Sara Pedregosa (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 1
#2Núria Fabrellas (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 13
Last. Adelaida Zabalegui (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 24
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BACKGROUND Undergraduate students' clinical experience, working directly with patients and the healthcare team is essential to ensure students acquire the necessary competence for practice. There are differences in the quality of clinical environments and in students' clinical placement experiences and not all clinical sites are optimal learning environments. The Dedicated Education Unit clinical education model allows students to develop the practical knowledge, skills and professionalism they ...
#1Elizabeth M. Pope (University of West Georgia)H-Index: 2
#2Catarina Brandão (University of Porto)H-Index: 9
Last. Núria Fabrellas (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 13
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This second volume of 'New Trends in Qualitative Research: Practices and Challenges" includes selected papers presented at the 5th annual World Conference on Qualitative Research (WCQR) held virtually from 20-22 January 2021. There are 8 chapters in this volume: four report on qualitative studies, three are literature reviews and one is a review of digital tools for qualitative analysis.
#1Elisa PoseH-Index: 17
#2Guillem PeraH-Index: 51
Last. Llorenç CaballeríaH-Index: 26
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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Alcohol and metabolic syndrome (MS) coexist frequently as cofactors of liver disease. Previous studies suggest a deleterious effect of MS in advanced alcohol related liver disease (ArLD). However, it is unknow if MS can increase the risk of liver fibrosis in early stages of ArLD. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of MS on liver fibrosis in subjects with alcohol consumption from a population-based cohort. METHODS 1,760(58%) of 3014 subjects randomly selected ...
#1Cristina Laserna Jiménez (University of Barcelona)
#2Mireia López Poyato (University of Barcelona)
Last. Núria Fabrellas (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 13
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AIMS To identify and critically appraise the available evidence on paediatric nurses' clinical competencies performed autonomously regarding disease prevention and health promotion activities for children and adolescents in primary healthcare worldwide. DESIGN A systematic review design in accordance with the Preferred Reporting Items Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses statement. DATA SOURCES The search was conducted through MEDLINE (PubMed), Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Liter...
#1Claudia Casafont (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 1
#2Núria Fabrellas (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 13
Last. Adelaida Zabalegui (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 24
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Abstract Background The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused a worldwide health and social crisis directly impacting the healthcare system. Hospitals had to rearrange its structure to meet clinical needs. Spain has been experiencing a shortage of working nurses. Student nurses in their last year at university were employed to help the National Health System respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Aim The aim of this study was to explore and understand the experience of nursing students' ro...
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#1Michelle Clayton (St James's University Hospital)H-Index: 4
#2Núria Fabrellas (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 13
Last. D Attia (Beni-Suef University)H-Index: 11
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Fatty liver disease associated with metabolic dysfunction is the most prevalent liver disease worldwide, though both patient and health professional still lack awareness of it. An international consensus panel has produced what is sure to be an influential report renaming the disease from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) to metabolic (dysfunction) associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) and suggesting how the disease should be diagnosed. This viewpoint explores the call from the perspect...
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#1Gabriel MezzanoH-Index: 2
#1Gabriel MezzanoH-Index: 3
Last. Pere Ginès (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 117
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Abstract Introduction The presence of hyperkalemia in different clinical scenarios has been described as a risk factor for mortality. Information about this electrolyte disorder in patients with cirrhosis is limited and there are no data in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF). Aim The aim of this study was to investigate whether hyperkalemia is a risk factor for mortality in patients with cirrhosis and acute decompensation (AD) with and without ACLF. Methods We performed an analy...
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#1Elsa Solà (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 32
#2Elisa Pose (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 17
Last. M. Pérez-GuaschH-Index: 1
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Abstract Management of decompensated cirrhosis is currently geared towards the treatment of complications once they occur. To date there is no established disease-modifying therapy aimed at halting progression of the disease and preventing the development of complications that can be used for patients with decompensated cirrhosis . The design of clinical trials to investigate new therapies for patients with decompensated cirrhosis is complex. The population of patients with decompensated cirrhos...