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)
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 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)
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)
INTRODUCTION Global developmental delay (GDD) and intellectual disability (ID) are common reasons for consultation in paediatric neurology. Results from aetiological evaluations of children with GDD/ID vary greatly, and consequently, there is no universal consensus regarding which studies should be performed. MATERIAL AND METHOD We review our experience(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)
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)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of homocystinuria in Spain and to establish the measures and mechanisms to ensure its prevention, diagnosis and treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS A national cross-sectional survey was conducted by means of a questionnaire sent to 35 hospitals in which children and adult patients are treated. RESULTS Using the(More)