Carmen Ramil Fraga

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Aspiration of foreign bodies is a common accident during childhood. In its diagnosis, both an accurate clinical history and a high degree of suspicion must be taken into account. Without an early diagnosis and its correct treatment, it remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children. The objective was to analyze the incidence, diagnosis and(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the viability of immediate extubation of children after corrective surgery for congenital heart defects with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using an anesthetic technique involving caudal morphine, and to study the effect on length of stay in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) or elsewhere in the hospital. MATERIAL AND(More)
INTRODUCTION Bioethics has been recently incorporated in to the educational programs of both medical students and medical residents as part of their curriculum. However, its training based on clinical practice is not well structured. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the knowledge of bioethics in Spanish paediatric residents, and to analyse how this relates to the(More)
During the 7 year period, 1987 to 1994, 48 patients with blunt abdominal trauma were treated in our Hospital. There were splenic injury in 50% cases, liver trauma in 25% and renal injury in 40%. Seven patients suffered injuries to multiple sites. The clinical findings were confirm with ultrasound (47 children) and Computed Tomography scanning (CT) (19(More)
neous sexual development. Review of European and American reports. J Pediatr Endocrinol. 1993;6:153–8. 11. Carrascosa A, Gussinyé M, Terradas P, Yeste D, Audı́ L, VicensCalvet E. Spontaneous, but not induced, puberty permits adequate bone mass acquisition in adolescent Turner syndrome patients. J Bone Miner Res. 2000;15:2005–10. 12. Suganuma N, Furuhashi M,(More)
INTRODUCTION Spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA-1) is a progressive and fatal disease that leads to ethical problems for Paediatric professionals. Our objective was to determine the ethical options of Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) paediatricians as regards a child with SMA-1 and respiratory failure. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional(More)
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