Paul Moreno

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OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the efficacy of a training program developed by Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) for primary care nurses aimed at improving their capacity to detect and manage depression. METHOD Changes in knowledge and clinical practice were assessed in a group of primary care nurses in Panama who(More)
The aim of the present study was to assess ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients' level of knowledge, using a self-administered multiple-choice questionnaire. The questionnaire, based on the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (ARC) leaflet on AS, examined four areas: (A) general knowledge; (B) immunogenetic tests and inheritance; (C) general management; (D)(More)
PURPOSE To obtain data about residents' research, knowledge of informatics, and proficiency in English in two pediatric residencies in Argentina. METHOD Data collected in 1996 using a ten-item questionnaire were evaluated using EpiInfo software. Regression coefficients, odd ratios, and confidence intervals were calculated using logistic multivariate(More)
Xiphophorus fishes represent a model often utilized to study UVB induced tumorigenesis. Recently, varied genetic responses to UVB exposure has been documented in the skin of female and male Xiphophorus, as have differences in UVB response in the skin of different parental species and for interspecies hybrids produced from crossing them. Additionally, it has(More)
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