Clotilde Ubeda

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BACKGROUND Measuring disease and injury burden in populations requires a composite metric that captures both premature mortality and the prevalence and severity of ill-health. The 1990 Global Burden of Disease study proposed disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) to measure disease burden. No comprehensive update of disease burden worldwide incorporating a(More)
BACKGROUND Non-fatal health outcomes from diseases and injuries are a crucial consideration in the promotion and monitoring of individual and population health. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) studies done in 1990 and 2000 have been the only studies to quantify non-fatal health outcomes across an exhaustive set of disorders at the global and regional(More)
More than 1.2 million people die and as many as 50 million people are injured or disabled due to road traffic injuries (RTIs) every year worldwide. The lack of reliable data hinders efforts to describe the characteristics of the issue and prioritise prevention activities. The objective was to provide a snapshot of fatal and non-fatal RTI in Argentina. We(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to address the pediatrician's opinions, practices and knowledge on the prevention of unintentional injuries. DESIGN descriptive and analytical study by anonymous and self-administered survey to pediatricians, in Mendoza, in 2015. RESULTS N: 210. The mean age of pediatricians was 44.55 years old, 65.2% were(More)
Traffic injuries in Argentina are the most frequent cause of death from external injuries and a public health problem of increasing magnitude at the global level. The objectives of this study are to establish the level of spatial autocorrelation at the department level and identify the formation of groupings by calculating local indicators of spatial(More)
INTRODUCTION Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) emerged at the Pediatric Hospital of Misiones Province, north Argentina, in 2003 as a cause of community-acquired (CA) infections, mostly associated with skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). This study aimed to assess the microbiological, epidemiological, and clinical features of CA-MRSA(More)
BACKGROUND The International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10)-based Injury Severity Score (ICISS) performs well but requires diagnosis-specific survival probabilities (DSPs), which are empirically derived, for its calculation. The objective was to examine if DSPs based on data pooled from several countries could increase(More)
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