Jemma Alarcón

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To measure the interrater and intrarater agreement of existing emergency department triage systems. METHODS This 2-phase experimental study of triage nurses' and EMTs ratings for 5 scripted patient scenarios used in-person interviews and follow-up written surveys. RESULTS Eighty-seven participants (> 90% of those eligible) with 55 (63%)(More)
The mouse TCRalpha/TCRdelta/Dad1 gene locus bears a locus control region (LCR) that drives high-level, position-independent, thymic transgene expression in chromatin. It achieves this through DNA sequences that enhance transcription and protect transgene expression from integration site-dependent position effects. The former activity maps to a classical(More)
The Washington Psychosocial Seizure Inventory (WPSI) was used to assess psychosocial functioning of 116 epileptic outpatients being treated in an epilepsy program at a public health service (PHS). Disturbances in several areas of psychosocial adjustment were noted. Although the distribution was similar to those previously reported using the WPSI, the(More)
To examine the relationship between psychosocial functioning and psychopathology in epilepsy, a total 37-outpatient sample was assessed by means of both the Washington Psychosocial Seizure Inventory (WPSI) and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). Patients came from an epilepsy program of the Hospital psiquiátrico, Chile. Disorders in(More)
BACKGROUND Examine the evolution of stunting in <5 years of age in Peru and its relationship with birth interval (BI), and associated factors from 1996 to 2014. METHODS Data were extracted from the National Demographic and Health Survey of Peru (DHS) for the years 1996, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2014 on children <5 years of age for stunting (height / age ≤(More)
The Washington Psychosocial Seizure Inventory (WPSI) was used in the assessment of psychosocial functioning of epileptic subjects in Chile. A total sample of 116 outpatients coming form an Epilepsy Program at a Public Health Service was evaluated. Disturbances in several areas relevant to psychosocial adjustment were noted. Their distribution was similar to(More)