E P Díaz González

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The use of a dummy as a comforting object in childhood is widespread in civilized societies. The advisability of this practice, as well as the shape, material, or time of use of these objects, is controversial. Data on the possible beneficial effects of these objects are numerous, but there is also a long list of disorders which have been associated with(More)
We describe the case of a male newborn infant, whose mother developed varicella 20 days before delivery. At 2 hours of life the infant's general state suddenly deteriorated and he presented cyanosis, respiratory distress and emission of pink foam in his mouth. The infant was diagnosed with bilateral bronchopneumonia, of probable varicellosus etiology, with(More)
OBJECTIVE Accurate patient triage for the early identification of potentially seriously ill or high-risk children is needed due to the increasing demands made on paediatric emergency departments. MATERIAL AND METHODS A set of triage criteria for patient selection was established. Between October 1998 and April 1999 we selected 20 days with maximum patient(More)
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