Lumarie Cuadrado

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BACKGROUND Oral cancer incidence is high on the Island of Puerto Rico (PR), particularly among males. As part of a larger study conducted in PR, we evaluated smoking and drinking as risk factors for oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs). METHODS Persons diagnosed with either an OPMD (n = 86) [oral epithelial dysplasia (OED), oral(More)
PURPOSE Asthma is the most common chronic disease in childhood. Hospital admissions in the child population appear to be reducing in different populations. METHODS We have retrospectively analysed admissions into hospitals in our region due to asthma in a 0 to 14 years population, between the years 1995 and 2007. The age, sex, date of admission, and(More)
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