Dolly Figueroa

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BACKGROUND Eating disorders may have serious organic consequences derived from under nutrition, specific nutrient deficiencies and electrolytic disturbances and reach a mortality as high as 12%. AIM To describe the features and outcome after six months of treatment of patients attending the Eating Disorders Unit at the Catholic University Hospital in(More)
BACKGROUND There is a higher prevalence of eating disorders (ED) among adolescent females. These are less common in men and there are clinical differences between genders. AIM To describe the clinical features of adolescent males with ED. MATERIAL AND METHODS Review of 38 medical records of male patients with ED seen in an ED Unit in Chile, between 2001(More)
The effectiveness of two educational intervention programmes in promoting infant feeding practices was assessed among mothers of small children attending a hospital's Oral Rehydration Unit in Peru. One group of mothers received 5 min of counselling and a recipe pamphlet. The other group received the same counselling plus a 20-min cooking demonstration. Both(More)
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