Carlos Padilla Bravo

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Clinical vignettes from the World Trade Center Worker and Volunteer Mental Health Monitoring and Treatment Program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City are presented. The hospital-based program pairs mental health screenings with federally funded occupational medical screenings to identify persons with mental health problems related to their(More)
We constructed a web site to support service statistic courses at the University of Talca (http://dta.utalca.cl/estadistica/). The web site was developed around two fundamental ideas: object learning and concept maps. The statistical content was structured based on object learning organized around the scientific method. The object learning is imbedded in(More)
Unannounced audits are a verification mechanism that may improve the effectiveness and quality of certification programs. In this context, the question arises of whether unannounced audits are really effective, and if so, to what extent. To address this, a data set provided by the German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) containing information(More)
BACKGROUND The aim is to correlate pulmonary arterial (PA) remodeling estimated by PA fibrosis in PA hypertension (PAH) with clinical follow-up. Histology of PA specimens is also performed. METHODS 19 patients, aged 54±16 (4 men), functional class II-III were studied with right heart catheterization, PA Intravascular Ultrasound and optical coherence(More)
OBJECTIVES We present a randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic gastric bypass comparing 2 techniques of gastrojejunostomy in patients with morbid obesity. METHODS Eighty consecutive patients underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass between September 2005 and August 2006. Patients were randomly assigned to 2 groups by the use of sealed(More)
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