Carmen Benedicto Marti

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Chagas disease has spread to areas that are nonendemic for the disease with human migration. Since no single reference standard test is available, serological diagnosis of chronic Chagas disease requires at least two tests. New-generation techniques have significantly improved the accuracy of Chagas disease diagnosis by the use of a large mixture of(More)
The immigration of Latin American women of childbearing age has spread the congenital transmission of Chagas disease to areas of nonendemicity, and the disease is now a worldwide problem. Some European health authorities have implemented screening programs to prevent vertical transmission, but the lack of a uniform protocol calls for the urgent(More)
In many areas of the world, safety peripheral intravenous systems have come into widespread use. The Madrid region was the first in Spain to adopt such an approach. These systems, though initially introduced to protect users from sharps injuries, have now evolved to include patient protection features as well. Patient protection, simply stated, means(More)
44 45 Summer/Fall 2OO6 Chicago GSB In September 2003, Richard Grasso, then chairman of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), lost his job after his lavish pay was exposed and vilified in the press.Although all directors of the NYSE had voted in favor of his compensation, once the information became public—and even the most pro-business newspapers(More)
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