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Although Puerto Rican children with disabilities are at high risk for poor developmental outcomes, no standardized measures are validated for use with these children. In this study, we evaluated the content and construct validity of a Spanish translation of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) for use with children living in Puerto Rico.(More)
With tuberculosis (TB) rates of over 160/100,000 in 1997, Ciutat Vella District, Barcelona, is the main community focus of TB in the city. For the purpose of TB screening, 415 children >2 years old from that district received a tuberculin skin test (TST); 27 (6.6%) (95%CI 4.5-9.3) were found to be infected but disease-free. The frequency of a positive TST(More)
Improvement of schizophrenia negative and positive symptoms with amantadine as add-on therapy to antipsychotics: a case series Melhora dos sintomas positivos e negativos da esquizofrenia com o uso coadjuvante de amantadina aos antipsicóticos: série de casos Dear Editor, It has been suggested that glutamate deregulation may be involved in the neuropathology(More)
A case of gastric diverticulum arising in a patient who had previously undergone anterior lesser curve seromyotomy for chronic duodenal ulcer disease is reported. The endoscopic appearance of this lesion is described and the potential mechanisms of causation are reviewed. The clinical relevance of this rare finding is examined with emphasis on the need for(More)
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