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  • Development and validation of a model to predict ceiling of care in COVID-19 hospitalized patients 

    Pallarès, Natalia; Inouzhe Valdes, Hristo; Fernández Martínez, Daniel; Cortés Martínez, Jordi; Barrio, I.; Carratalà Fernández, Jordi; Tebé, Cristian (2024-07-16)
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    Background Therapeutic ceiling of care is the maximum level of care deemed appropiate to offer to a patient based on their clinical profile and therefore their potential to derive benefit, within the context of the ...
  • Predictive analyses of traffic level in the city of Barcelona: from ARIMA to eXtreme Gradient Boosting 

    Garcia Climent, Eloi; Calvet Liñán, Laura; Carracedo Garnateo, Patricia; Serrat Piè, Carles; Miró Martínez, Pau; Peyman, Mohammad (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2024-05-23)
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    This study delves into the intricate dynamics of urban mobility, a pivotal aspect for policymakers, businesses, and communities alike. By deciphering patterns of movement within a city, stakeholders can craft targeted ...
  • Retirements of professional tennis players in second- and third-tier tournaments on the ATP and WTA tours 

    Palau, Maria; Baiget Vidal, Ernest; Cortés Martínez, Jordi; Martínez, Joan; Crespo Celda, Miguel; Casals Toquero, Martí (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2024-06-03)
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    The demands of professional tennis, including physical and psychological aspects, contribute to the frequency of retirements at elite levels of the sport. The aim of this study was to analyze epidemiological patterns and ...
  • Group-by-treatment interaction effects in comparative bioavailability studies 

    Schütz, Helmut; Burger, Divan Aristo; Cobo Valeri, Erik; Dubins, David D.; Farkás, Tibor; Labes, Detlew; Lang, Benjamin; Ocaña Rebull, Jordi; Ring, Arne; Shitova, Anastasia; Stus, Volodymyr; Tomashevskiy, Michael (2024-04-17)
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    Comparative bioavailability studies often involve multiple groups of subjects for a variety of reasons, such as clinical capacity limitations. This raises questions about the validity of pooling data from these groups in ...
  • Research and numerical assessment of design and construction errors in the swimming pool facility structures 

    Skotnicka-Siepsiak, Aldona; Pawlowicz, Joanna A.; Szelag, Romuald; Krentowski, Janusz; Serrat Piè, Carles (Elsevier, 2024-05-01)
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    Swimming pools are characterized by high humidity, high temperature, an aggressive environment caused by disinfection processes, high energy consumption, and extensive technical infrastructure. As a result, these facilities ...
  • COVID-19 patient profiles over four waves in Barcelona metropolitan area: a clustering approach 

    Fernández Martínez, Daniel; Pérez Álvarez, Nuria; Molist Señé, Gemma (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2024-05-07)
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    Objectives: Identifying profiles of hospitalized COVID-19 patients and explore their association with different degrees of severity of COVID-19 outcomes (i.e. in-hospital mortality, ICU assistance, and invasive mechanical ...
  • Reverse engineering as a non-invasive examining method of the water tower brick structure condition 

    Pawlowicz, Joanna A.; Knyziak, Piotr; Krentowski, Janusz; Mackiewicz, Monika; Skotnicka-Siepsiak, Aldona; Serrat Piè, Carles (Elsevier, 2024-04-02)
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    Reverse engineering is a method of obtaining information about the geometry of an existing object. To obtain such information, among others: 3D laser scanning is used. The result of measurements using this method is a point ...
  • Determining the degree of deformation in rain drainage installations through point cloud modelling 

    Pawlowicz, Joanna A.; Skotnicka-Siepsiak, Aldona; Serrat Piè, Carles (2023)
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    Buildings are often complex and hindered by identifying and measuring deformation in both the building itself and its elements. However, we have the assistance of 3D laser scanning technology which allows us to collect ...
  • Survival analysis with censored data: a further twist on ignorability conditions 

    Oller Piqué, Ramón; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe (Taylor & Francis Group, 2024-02-04)
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    A key assumption for the application of methods concerning censored data is that the random nature of the censoring mechanism should be ignorable when making likelihood-based inferences. The constant-sum property is an ...
  • Burnout in residents during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Navinés, Ricard; Olivé, Victòria; Hidalgo Mazzei, Diego; Langohr, Klaus; Vieta, E.; Martín-Santos, Rocío (Frontiers Media SA, 2024-01-24)
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    The high prevalence of burnout in resident physicians is expected to have increased as a result of the expansion of the pandemic. We conducted a systematic review with a meta-analysis of studies conducted during the first ...
  • Gut microbiome signatures linked to HIV-1 reservoir size and viremia control 

    Borgognone, Alessandra; Noguera Julian, Marc; Oriol, Bruna; Noël Romas, Laura; Ruiz Riol, Marta; Guillen, Yolanda; Parera, Mariona; Casadellà, Maria; Duran, Clara; Puertas Castro, Maria C.; Català Moll, Francesc; De Leon, Marlon; Knodel, Samantha; Pérez Álvarez, Nuria (2022-04-11)
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    Background The potential role of the gut microbiome as a predictor of immune-mediated HIV-1 control in the absence of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is still unknown. In the BCN02 clinical trial, which combined the MVA.HIVconsv ...
  • Heterogeneity of treatment response to beta-blockers in the treatment of portal hypertension: a systematic review 

    Alsaeid, Mohammad; Sung, Shuen; Bai, Wayne; Tam, Matthew; Wong, Yu Jun; Cortés Martínez, Jordi; Cobo Valeri, Erik; González Alastrué, José Antonio; González Abraldes, Juan (2024-02)
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    Background: It has been suggested that a relevant proportion of patients do not respond to nonselective beta-blockers (NSBB)s, which raises questions regarding the need for individualized therapy. The existence of potential ...

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