María García-Jiménez

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INTRODUCTION There is a growing demand for diagnoses of children with learning problems and/or behavioural disorders in visits to paediatric and neuropaediatric units. One of the most frequent causes of this situation is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which has a high rate of incidence and is difficult to diagnose. The role of the Primary(More)
In this paper, we describe a Voice Portal designed to provide municipal information by phone. It includes the set of modules required to automatically recognize users' utterances, understand their meaning, decide the following response and generate a speech response. The different functionalities include to consult information about the City Council, access(More)
BACKGROUND De novo heterozygous mutations in the GNAO1 gene, encoding the Gα o subunit of G-proteins, are the cause of a severe neurodevelopmental disorder, featuring early infantile seizures, profound cognitive dysfunction and, occasionally, movement disorder (early infantile epileptic encephalopathy-17). METHODS We report a further case of this(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES In order to determine the requirements for neuropaediatric attention in the Hospital Miguel Servet of Zaragoza, we studied the diagnoses of the 2,046 children evaluated during the 5 year period-May 1990 to May 1995-, when a neuropediatrician was appointed to the hospital (which previously did not have such a specialist). (More)
INTRODUCTION The aetiology and clinical features of peroxisomal diseases vary widely. An altered very-long-chain fatty acid (VLCFA) profile is commonly found in many of these diseases, and this makes it easier to point the diagnosis in the right direction. PATIENTS AND METHODS We review our experience in the diagnosis of cases of peroxisomal diseases with(More)
INTRODUCTION As result of our aim to improve the quality standard of our emergency system, work has been carried out in relation to the development and monitorization of effective clinical protocols in the department of paediatric practice. PATIENTS AND METHODS An evidence based review approach was taken to design a clinical protocol about Bell's palsy(More)
AIM To analyze the factors involved in the prognosis of symptomatic epilepsies in relation to their age at onset, monitored at a neuropediatric section of regional reference over a period of three years. PATIENTS AND METHODS Children diagnosed with symptomatic epilepsy, supervised from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010, collecting epidemiological,(More)
Information is needed on implementation processes involved in translating evidence-based interventions (EBIs) into health disparity communities. In an RCT, Nuevo Amanecer, a cognitive-behavioral stress management (CBSM) program delivered by breast cancer survivors (compañeras) in community settings to Spanish-speaking Latina breast cancer survivors, was(More)