Luis Fernando Álvarez

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Infections in the elderly patient are a challenge, since the classical signs of infection are absent or ill defined. The present paper describes the presentation, diagnosis, clinical manifestations and treatment for a selected group of potential serious infections including influenza, bacterial pneumonia, urinary tract infections as well as infections(More)
The genus Witheringia belongs to Solanaceae family. Some of its species are widely used in traditional medicine to cure several disorders such as diabetes, cancer, malaria, helminthic infections, inflammatory disorders, digestive problems and others manifestations like fever, skin disease and general pain. The phytochemistry of this genus has been poorly(More)
........................................ Received: 26-02-10 Accepted: 02-03-10 Summary Biliary fi stula is an infrequently occurring disease in which gall stones pass from the gall bladder to the duodenum causing intestinal obstruction. In most cases the stones’ impact is at the end of the small intestine. When the stones impact in the duodenum it is called(More)
The authors of the present article, all physicians engaged in a multidisciplinary perinatal collaboration in the Institut de puericulture de Paris-Necker-Enfants malades, propose an up to date view of the traumatic experience, for infants, parents and clinicians, inherent to prematurity, based on literature review. Their focus questions the impact and(More)
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