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    • Advances in the application and utility of subseasonal-to-seasonal predictions 

      White, Christopher J.; Domeisen, Daniela I. V.; Acharya, Nachiketa; Adefisan, Elijah A.; Anderson, Michael L.; Christel, Isadora; Manrique Suñén, Andrea; Palma, LLuís; Soret, Albert; Vigo, Ilaria (American Meteorological Society (AMS), 2022)
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      The subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictive time scale, encompassing lead times ranging from 2 weeks to a season, is at the frontier of forecasting science. Forecasts on this time scale provide opportunities for enhanced ...
    • Analysis and enhancement of an individual based model strategy to study tuberculosis at a city level 

      Puig Camps, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Tuberculosis is still a worldwide health problem. In this work, several databases have been analyzed in order to obtain more information on the social factors related to the transmission of tuberculosis. In addition, a ...
    • Artificial Intelligence–Aided Precision Medicine for COVID-19: Strategic Areas of Research and Development 

      Santus, Enrico; Marino, Nicola; Cirillo, Davide; Chersoni, Emmanuele; Montagud, Arnau; Santuccione Chadha, Antonella; Valencia, Alfonso; Hughes, Kevin; Lindvall, Charlotta (JMIR Publications, 2021-03)
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      Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can play a key role in preventing, detecting, and monitoring epidemics. In this paper, we provide an overview of the recently published literature on the COVID-19 pandemic in four ...
    • Cumulated burden of Covid-19 in Spain from a Bayesian perspective 

      Moriña, David; Fernandez Fontelo, Amanda; Cabaña Nigro, Ana Alejandra; Arratia Quesada, Argimiro Alejandro; Ávalos Villaseñor, Gustavo Eduardo; Puig, Pedro (2021-12)
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      Background The main goal of this work is to estimate the actual number of cases of Covid-19 in Spain in the period 01-31-2020/06-01-2020 by Autonomous Communities. Based on these estimates, this work allows us to accurately ...
    • Developing a Personal Exposure Monitoring System 

      Jiménez González, Moisés Enrique (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      [ANGLÈS] Exposome is the study of two main sources that affect the human being: exposure and omics. Exposure relates to external agents that can affect the human body while omics relates to internal agents such as proteome ...
    • Development of a simulator to evaluate public health control strategies of tuberculosis in big cities 

      Gilabert Navarro, Joan Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Tuberculosis is still one of the most important infectious diseases worldwide, killing over 1.5 million people each year. It is estimated that one third of world population has already been infected by Mycobacterium ...
    • Disseny d'una infraestructura per la recàrrega de vehicles elèctrics amb energia solar 

      Fernández Sánchez, Désirée; Horta Aixalà, Joan Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      [CATALÀ] Amb l’objectiu principal de promoure la mobilitat ecològica sostenible, el present treball de final de grau, consisteix en el disseny, l’estudi i el desenvolupament d’una infraestructura per a recarregar dos ...
    • Disseny i implementació d'un joc seriós 3D d'entrenament a la cirurgia cardiovascular 

      Martí Cañizares, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-03)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] The objective of this project is to develop a serious 3D game based in surgical training, specifically, the heart transplant. To achieve this objective, it has been designed an abstract model of the elements ...
    • E-health experiences in Spain: mapping and analysis 

      Garcia Martinez, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politecnico di Milano, 2011)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      E-health is form of health created to improve the health status of patients through Internet and other related technologies. It is an expanding concept being applied in lots of countries because of its benefits. With it, ...
    • Estudi de la derivació electrònica de pacients en el sistema sanitari català 

      Forgas Ylla-català, Ariadna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-01)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Estudo das redes Mesh e sua aplicação na telemedicina 

      Garcia De Miguel, Alvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universidade de Fortaleza, 2011-10-17)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidade da Fortaleza. Departamento da Engenharia de Telecomunicações e Informática
      English: at one point in history where the terms sustainable and development are on everyone's lips, basics like health care need to be analyzed carefully. In Brazil, a country that in recent years is experiencing rates ...
    • Evaluación de la intensidad de la actividad física basada en los sensores del smartphone 

      Arimany González, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      There are several devices on the market that use the accelerometer to quantify physical activity as a health indicator. Since the introduction of smartphones, with its built-in sensors and its great computational power, ...
    • Five-year trajectories of multimorbidity patterns in an elderly Mediterranean population using Hidden Markov Models 

      Violán Fors, Concepción; Fernández Bertolín, Sergio; Guisado Clavero, Marina; Foguet Boreu, Quintí; Valderas, José Maria; Vidal Manzano, José; Roso Llorach, Albert; Cabrera-Bean, Margarita (Nature, 2020-12)
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      This study aimed to analyse the trajectories and mortality of multimorbidity patterns in patients aged 65 to 99 years in Catalonia (Spain). Five year (2012–2016) data of 916,619 participants from a primary care, population-based ...
    • Geographical differences in whooping cough in Catalonia, Spain, from 1990 to 2010 

      Crespo, Inma; Soldevila, Nuria; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Godoy, Pere; Carmona, Gloria; Domínguez García, Angela (2014-03)
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      Whooping cough is a communicable disease whose incidence has increase d in recent years in some countries with vaccination. Since 1981, in Catalonia (Spain), cases must be reported to the Public Health Department. In 1997, ...
    • Hospital waiting room management system for visually impaired people 

      Vilalta Riera, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   České vysoké učení technické v Praze
      Navigating inside large buildings such as government offices or hospitals is often confusing even for people with no orientation difficulties. Imagine how hard can it be for visually impaired people: the lack of adap ...
    • Impact of data accuracy on the evaluation of COVID-19 mitigation policies 

      Starnini, Michele; Aleta, Alberto; Tizzoni, Michele; Moreno, Yamir (Cambridge University Press, 2021-10-28)
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      Evaluating the effectiveness of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial to maximize the epidemic containment while minimizing the social and economic impact of these measures. ...
    • La inversión pública para la salud comunitaria, una herramienta eficaz para mejorar la atención de los servicios de salud en la comunidad : el caso de la República de Panamá 

      Pérez Souza, Jaime R. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      The World Health Organization (WHO) is the international agency within the United Nations (UN) responsible for health and, since the International Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC) in Alma-Ata (1978), it has strengthening ...
    • La organización hospitalaria, factor de eficencia 

      Soriano Llobera, Juan Manuel; Llovera Sáez, Francisco Javier; Asmarats Mercadal, Lluis (Reial Acadèmia de Doctors, 2017-10)
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    • Medicamentos y alimentos online: cuestiones éticas en torno al acceso a alimentos y medicamentos a través de Internet 

      Plana Casado, Mª José; López Baroni, Manuel Jesús; Cabré Pericas, Lluís; Lecuona Ramírez, Itziar de; Villalobos Quesada, Mª José; Mariño Hernández, Eduardo; Cortés Martínez, Atia; Cristea Uivaru, Lucía; Biel Canut, Mª Rosa; Portals Casanovas, Miquel; Rey Huerga, Nuria; Navarro Michel, Mónica; Leyton, Fabiola; Casado González, María (2019-01)
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      This article describes the ethical implications that arise when buying food and drugs online. The main goal is to identify relevant bioethical conflicts that derive from using information and communication technologies, ...
    • Misreported longitudinal data in epidemiology: review of mixture-based advances and current challenges 

      Moriña, David; Fernandez Fontelo, Amanda; Cabaña Nigro, Ana Alejandra; Arratia Quesada, Argimiro Alejandro; Puig Casado, Pere (2021-12)
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      The problem of dealing with misreported data is very common in a wide range of contexts and for different reasons. This has been and still is an important issue for data analysts and statisticians as not accounting for it ...