Candelaria Sánchez

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RATIONALE Women exposed chronically to biomass develop airflow limitation, as tobacco smokers do, but their clinical profile and survival have not been described in detail. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical profile, survival, and prognostic factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with biomass exposure and tobacco smoking. METHODS(More)
The purpose of this study was to explore the contribution of psychological state to both the ventilatory response and the intensity of dyspnea experienced after the addition of small inspiratory loads to breathing. We hypothesized that patients with either a specific psychiatric diagnosis or a specific psychological trait will associate a greater degree of(More)
This case report demonstrates that arterial ulcers may heal with compression therapy. The patient was a 72-year-old woman with elevated blood pressure and type II diabetes mellitus, who underwent angiography because of a painful, non-healing ulcer over the shin. The angiography showed multisegment arterial occlusive disease, not amenable to surgical(More)
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