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[Burnout syndrome among health workers in pediatrics].
BACKGROUND Burnout syndrome (BS) is a chronic adaptation disorder that provokes serious problems in occupational behavior. OBJECTIVE In the present study we assessed the prevalence of burnoutExpand
Pleural antigen assay in the diagnosis of pediatric pneumococcal empyema.
TLDR
Pneumococcal antigen detection in pleural fluid specimens from children provides a rapid, simple, sensitive, and reliable method of diagnosis for pneumococcal empyema at bedside. Expand
[Bacterial tracheitis: an infectious cause of upper airway obstruction to be considered in children].
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Although the absolute frequency of bacterial tracheitis is low, in the environment this entity represents a considerable cause of severe upper respiratory airway obstruction secondary to an infectious process and should be considered in patients who present with stridor and fever. Expand
[Usefulness of Heliox in the management of a serious airway obstruction caused by a subglottic hemangioma].
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This case of a 1-month-old infant with severe upper respiratory airway obstruction secondary to multiple cervical hemangiomatosis effectively treated with either Heliox alone or combined with nasal continuous positive airway pressure. Expand
[Noninvasive ventilation with heliox in an infant with acute respiratory distress syndrome].
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The case of a 4-month-old infant with acute respiratory insufficiency due to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to respiratory syncytial virus infection is described, successfully treated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure and heliox (Hx-nCPAP). Expand
[Serious childhood accidents involving tractors].
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Accidents with tractors are a major preventable morbimortality factor in rural areas and several preventive strategies that could reduce the incidence and severity of these injuries are proposed. Expand
[Information and quality of care in a pediatric intensive care unit. Parents' opinion].
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In the authors' PICU the parents of admitted children were satisfied with the quality of information and the unit's medical staff, Nevertheless, some features that could be improved such as the information provided in the first few hours of admission, visiting time schedules, psychological support and theunit's infrastructure. Expand
[Hair grooming syncope].
TLDR
Hair-grooming syncope is a rare and benign variety of neurocardiogenic syncope that should be considered in girls that complain of loss of consciousness during different hair care acts, even if seizures are present. Expand
[Recombinant human activated protein C in the treatment of children with meningococcal purpura fulminans].
TLDR
The reported cases highlight the usefulness of rhAPC in children with MPF at least as a rescue compassionate treatment, and further clinical trials are needed to better delineate its efficacy and administration schedule in children. Expand
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