Cristina Studer

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AIM Perioperative tight blood glucose (BG) control using insulin therapy after major surgery is a difficult, time-consuming task that also raises some concerns over the risk of severe hypoglycaemia. The aim of the present prospective study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an insulin therapy protocol in use at our institution. METHODS A total of(More)
The province of Misiones reported 205 leishmaniasis cases during 1998, 98% of them from the locality of Puerto Esperanza. The reports of Puerto Esperanza Hospital (January to September 1998) for leishmaniasis were analysed (n: 129). The mainly reported lesion was the single cutaneous ulcer (97.2%), localized in the inferior limbs (72.5%), without any mucosa(More)
We assessed adherence to the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)/Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer recommendations for prophylaxis of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) at our institution. The charts of 299 patients starting a new chemotherapy between November 2008 and April 2009 were reviewed. Baseline(More)
Background : The combination of dexamethasone (DEX), ondansetron (OND) and droperidol (DRO) is efficacious in preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting in adults, but has not been well assessed in children. Methods : Children undergoing elective surgery under general anaesthesia and considered at high risk for postoperative vomiting (POV) were randomly(More)
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