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OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of flexible flat feet in the provincial population of 4- to 13-year-old schoolchildren and the incidence of treatments considered unnecessary. SETTING Province of Málaga, Spain. METHODS We examined and graded by severity a sample of 1181 pupils taken from a total population of 198 858 primary schoolchildren (CI:(More)
This study investigated the use of a rapid bacterial toxicity test for detecting disinfectant residues released by disinfected materials. The test substances included an environmental disinfectant used in hospitals in high-risk areas, such as critical care units or emergency services, and three disinfectants used on clinical devices when a high level of(More)
We have developed the computer programme NUTRISOL, a nutritional programme destined to analysis of dietary intake by means of the food transformation to nutrient. It has been performed under Windows operative system, using Visual Basic 6.0. It is presented in a CD-Rom. We have used the Spanish CSIC Food Composition Table and domestic food measures commonly(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate persistent activity of three alcohol-based antiseptics widely used in the clinical routine containing chlorhexidine, triclosan or mecetronium after hand disinfection. Four tests were used to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of antiseptics on: (i) resident microbiota; (ii) nutrient agar plates (NAP) subsequently(More)
Cultural changes, scientific progress, and new trends in medical education have modified the role of dissection in teaching anatomy in today’s medical schools. We discuss in this article the role of dissection itself, the value of which has been under debate for the last 30 years. The importance of dissection is considered from different points of view:(More)
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