Gabriel de la Escosura

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UNLABELLED Descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) is a serious disease of the mediastinum; early diagnosis and treatment may lower the high mortality rate of this disease. OBJECTIVE To know the frequency of DNM in an intensive respiratory care unit. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a retrospective, transversal, and observational trial of a series of(More)
Invasive amebiasis is a very serious health problem in Mexico as it is presumably related to the presence of virulent strains of Entamoeba histolytica and poor hygienic and sanitary conditions; other factors related to invasive amebiasis are undernutrition, alcoholism, and homosexuality. We present three patients with pulmonary amebic hematogenous abscess.(More)
Ethical values and principles are singular and immutable, but this is not true of their interpretation and application. In Mexico, even though these values and principles are respected in medical practice, the teaching of bioethics is non-existent and in most of the schools for health professionals the subject is not included in the curriculum.(More)
In Mexico, as in many other countries, there are numerous situations involving bioethics that are not necessarily covered by officially sanctioned policies or guidelines. In such cases, it is reasonable to describe commonly accepted rules, opinions, and practices in a general way so as to illustrate how bioethical questions are being managed. This article(More)
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