Gabriela García-Alvarez

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Peripheral Facial palsy (PFP) is generally considered a benign condition with good recovery and no sequelae. Yet, a distortion in the gesture and abnormal blinking, as those typically found in blepharospasm, can potentially develop early on. Such abnormal movements seem to be related to remodelling mechanisms that take place in the process of recovery. We(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the evolution of primary care referrals to the Urology Department after the implementation of a joint protocol on prostate disease and a continuing education program in our healthcare area. MATERIAL AND METHODS In January 2011, we launched an action protocol on prostate disease, which was complemented by training sessions and an(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of implementing a joint action protocol on prostatic disease on the referrals to Urology from Primary Care in a health care area. METHODS We drafted a protocol for managing patients consulting for clinical signs and symptoms associated to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and to test PSA in asymptomatic males. At the(More)
OBJECTIVE Owing to the decrease in values of biochemical glucose parameter in some samples from external extraction centres, and the risk this implies to patient safety; it was decided to apply an adaptation of the «Health Services Failure Mode and Effects Analysis» (HFMEA) to manage risk during the pre-analytical phase of sample transportation from(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to review the value of neurophysiological exploration in peripheral facial paralysis in the literature and in our own experience. METHOD Peripheral facial paralysis is a frequently occurring cranial neuropathy with an acute presentation. Its striking clinical expression is usually in strong contrast to its benign prognosis,(More)
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