Alejandra Soto

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Although sugar-water feeders are commonly used by enthusiasts to attract hummingbirds, little is known about how they affect hummingbird behavior and flower use. We studied the highland hummingbird assemblage of Cerro de La Muerte, Costa Rica, both at a site with permanent feeders (La Georgina Restaurant) and further from it. We examined how feeder use and(More)
BACKGROUND Rabeprazole inhibits Helicobacter pylori in vitro. This property could influence the antibacterial activity of metronidazole or amoxicillin. Our goal was to evaluate in vitro the effect of rabeprazole upon the antibacterial activity of metronidazole and amoxicillin. METHODS The minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) was determined by agar(More)
A review of the management of blood supply and its administration during disasters was conducted based on the experience of several events that occurred primarily from 2000-2010, particularly the earthquake that measured 8.8 on the Richter scale that struck central and southern Chile on 27 February 2010. The objective was to provide information that could(More)
Background Non-adherence to prescribed treatment is a principle cause of treatment failure in patients with chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension. Improved patient monitoring and education have been shown to improve adherence and clinical outcomes. Objective This study evaluates the impact of a pharmacotherapy(More)
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