Juan C. Sánchez

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There are rare reports of young women with moyamoya disease associated with Graves' disease; we are unaware of any previous reports of this association in prepubescent girls. We report a 10-year-old girl who presented with multiple bilateral strokes. Cerebral angiography demonstrated moderate to severe stenosis of her bilateral distal internal carotid(More)
Adjuvant chemotherapy in rectal cancer is not well defined.After neoadjuvant chemoradiation and surgery, at least a short period of treatment with 5-fluorouracil is recommended, and some investigators claim a more aggressive approach, in particular, for those patients with a high risk of systemic relapse. Nevertheless, there are few studies about adjuvant(More)
This paper describes the construction and validation of a prognostic model for predicting post-bloodstream infection survival up to Day 21. A Weibull multiple regression model was adopted in a prospective cohort study of all patients diagnosed with true bacteremia or fungemia in a teaching hospital between 1991 and 1994 (training set, 1,577 patients). The(More)
The time passed in the urgency zone of a hospital is really important, and the quick evaluation and selection of the patients who arrive to this area is essential to avoid waste of time and help the patients in a higher emergency level. The triage, an evaluation and classification structured system, allows to manage the urgency level of the patient; it is(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to obtain the views of a sample of adolescents and experts on adolescence, family, school, local policies and media, regarding the effectiveness of institutional policies to prevent adolescent alcohol use. SETTING Four educational centers in the province of Seville. Head office of the Alcohol and Society Foundation(More)
BACKGROUND Personal protective equipment (PPE) for preventing Ebola virus disease (EVD) includes basic PPE (B-PPE) and enhanced PPE (E-PPE). Our aim was to compare conventional training programs (CTPs) and reinforced training programs (RTPs) on the use of B-PPE and E-PPE. METHODS Four groups were created, designated CTP-B, CTP-E, RTP-B, and RTP-E. All(More)