J. Artur Serrano

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BACKGROUND Currently, assessment of symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease is mainly performed in the clinic. However, these assessments have limitations because they provide only a snapshot of the condition. METHODS The feasibility and usability of an objective, continuous and relatively unobtrusive system (SENSE-PARK System), which consists of(More)
Current software tools supporting diagramming notations are not satisfactory. Editors for diagramming notations such as State Transition Networks, Petri Nets or the Entity-Relationship data model, are always confronted with a problem: how much guidance should be given to the user throughout the editing task? Not enough guidance allows the diagram to evolve(More)
A new approach to the formal specification of software design methods, such as ER or State Transition Diagrams, is presented. A formal language based on semantic constraints is used to specify those methods. An example using the UML's Activity Diagrams is given which illustrates the proposed approach. The aim of this work is to provide a bridge across the(More)
BACKGROUND Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), especially the Chlamydia trachomatis bacterial infection, a common cause of infertility, are highly prevalent in developed countries, and a worrying problem in North Norway, where the incidence of chlamydia twice the Norwegian average. Seventy percent of reported chlamydia cases are found in people below 25(More)
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and especially chlamydia is a worrying problem among North-Norwegian youngsters. Gamified web applications should be valued for sexual health education, and thus STDs prevention, for their potential to get users engaged and involved with their healthcare. Aiming to achieve that youngsters become more aware of STDs we(More)
Invasive mold infection (IMI) remains a major cause of mortality in high-risk hematological patients. The aim of this multicenter retrospective, observational study was to evaluate antifungal combination therapy (ACT) for proven and probable IMI in hematological patients. We analyzed 61 consecutive cases of proven (n=25) and probable (n=36) IMI treated with(More)
Background and Objectives. Hematopoietic restoration after marrow ablation is initiated by the erythroid compartment. However, the absolute microscope counts or corrected percentage of reticulocytes have proven to be poor markers of hematopoietic engraftment. Some reports have highlighted the usefulness of automatic flow cytom-etry methods to determine(More)