Bárbara Teresa Alvarez

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Necrotizing soft-tissue infection due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus is unusual. We report a case of necrotizing fasciitis due to V. parahaemolyticus in a 92-year-old woman with a history of chronic renal failure, diabetes mellitus and malnutrition. Clinical evolution was fulminant and the patient died 6 h after admission. A review of all cases previously(More)
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the impact of comprehensive geriatric assessment and management of high-risk elders in a medical short stay unit located in the emergency department of a general hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed a descriptive, prospective study of patients admitted to the medical short stay unit for geriatric patients of the emergency(More)
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