versión impresa ISSN 1575-1813
GOMEZ-LOPEZ, Víctor Manuel; GARCIA-RUIZ, Martha Elena y BARRIENTOS- GUERRERO, Carlos. Diabetes Mellitus: Clinical aptitude of the doctor of primary care. Educ. méd. [online]. 2006, vol.9, n.1, pp.35-39. ISSN 1575-1813.
Objective: to compare the clinic aptitude of the doctor in the unities of familiar medicine in the care of the diabetes mellitus. Material and Methods: Transversal and comparative pattern. A evaluation previously validated by a group of experts was apply to 78 specialist in familiar medicine who redeem in the first level of attention. The indicators explored in the evaluation are. I recognition of cause of risk. II recognition of signs and symptoms. III utilization and interpretation of laboratory studies and consultation studies. IV diagnostic integration. V utilization of terapeutic measures and VI following measures. For the statistical analysis, it was used the Kruskall-Wallis and chi-square with a level of important of 0.05 Results: the points to the explainable for effects of chance were of < 24 in global grade. According to the scale used, the 64 % (IC 95 % de 53 a 70 %) of the results in the grades was situated in the low scale (49-73). In general it didn´t appear significative differences in the results of clinic aptitude by indicator and academic degree. According to objetives of the study, the association between academic degree and the clinic aptitude using the chi-square was 1.331 (p = NS) Conclusions: We didn´t find statistically significative difference in the clinic aptitude among the general doctors, specialists in familiar medicine and certificated specialist.
Palabras clave : Clinic aptitude; Diabetes mellitus; First level of attention.