Daniel Tettamanti

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INTRODUCTION There is scarce information on the demographic profile and diseases affecting neurologic outpatients. METHODS We evaluated 7,519 neurologic outpatients over 20 years at the outpatient clinic of the Department of Neurological Sciences, Hospital-Clínica Kennedy, Guayaquil, Ecuador. RESULTS Mean age was 48 ± 19.4 years, and 57.8% were women.(More)
INTRODUCTION Up to 5% of the population suffers from neuropathic pain (NP). A bibliographical search in several databases revealed that, to date, there are no protocols to guide physicians who are not specialists in pain that enable them to treat NP and thus improve patients' quality of life. AIMS The aim of this study is to provide Spanish-speaking(More)
AIMS The aim of this study is to develop a set of guidelines for the clinical management of neuropathic pain (NP), a disorder suffered by up to 5% of the population, specifically for use by the Spanish-speaking community, in order to improve the quality of medical care and to standardise the treatments offered in medical centres. DEVELOPMENT The paper(More)
PURPOSE To translate, cross-culturally adapt, and validate the Questionnaire for Diabetes-Related Foot Disease (Q-DFD), originally created and validated in Australia, for its use in Spanish-speaking patients with diabetes mellitus. PATIENTS AND METHODS The translation and cross-cultural adaptation were based on international guidelines. The Spanish(More)
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