Maria Fernández

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OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnostic characteristics of tests used for a prompt diagnosis of chronic osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot, using bone histology as the criterion standard. The tests assessed were probe-to-bone (PTB), clinical signs of infection, radiography signs of osteomyelitis, and ulcer specimen culture. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A(More)
Recent developments in distributed system processing have opened the doors to the running of highly complex systems over a number of networked computers. This enables the complexity of a system to be hidden behind a small, lightweight user interface-for example a downloadable web page. The Maya system makes use of such interfaces to combine the(More)
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