Elvira González

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A population of 3,067 Mexican-American, Pueblo Indian, Navajo Indian, Black, and Anglo elementary children were administered the Draw-A-Person for norming and comparison against the existing Koppitz scoring procedure. A significant number of items for each of the five ethnic groups changed categories with final score interpretation affected. A significant(More)
Thirty-three children with post-streptococcal acute glomerulonephritis, age mean: 8.3 years (range: 6 - 12) were studied prospectively. Mean initial hematocrit (Hct) was 31.6% with 90% showing Hct under the normal lower limit for this age group. Reticulocyte index (RI) was < 0.5 in half of the cases. Serum iron concentration, total iron binding capacity(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to know the incidence, clinical profile, evolution and mortality of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. PATIENTS AND METHOD Retrospective study. Inpatients were included who had a positive toxin on stools or a diagnostic colonoscopy (pseudomembranous colitis) after ruling out other causes (n=113). RESULTS(More)