Elisa Martínez Alfaro

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OBJECTIVE To assess the compliance, tolerance and efficacy of a short chemoprophylaxis regimen (IR) for tuberculosis using isoniazid (INH) plus rifampin (RIF) during 3 months versus a standard regimen (I) of isoniazid during 12 months in HIV positive patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective, comparative, randomized and open clinical trial in four(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate compliance, side effects and the efficacy of a short course of chemoprophylaxis for tuberculosis with isoniazid plus rifampin during 3 months, compared with the classic course of isoniazid for 9 months. PATIENTS AND METHODS Prospective, comparative, randomized and open study of patients with the suitable criteria for(More)
BACKGROUND The decrease in the time spent in hospital of patients who have undergone surgery lessens wound observation time, and thus could underestimate the true rates of surgical wound infection (SWI). The aim of this study was to assess the use of a programme to detect SWI, by carrying out a control 30 days after patients have been discharged from(More)