R Garrido Romero

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INTRODUCTION Blood analysis blood is frequently requested for evaluating patients with acute gastroenteritis who come to our emergency department, but there are few studies that determine its real usefulness in the management of these patients. OBJECTIVES a) To determine the reasons why paediatricians request laboratory tests in patients with acute(More)
BACKGROUND Voluntary intoxication as form of attempted suicide is currently a significant problem among the teenage population. Suicide attempt is the most frequent psychiatric emergency in adolescents. We present our 2-year experience of voluntary intoxication in a pediatric population. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective and descriptive study of(More)
Idiopathic velopalatine palsy is a condition of unknown etiology and is rarely seen in childhood. Consequently, diagnosis requires a high degree of suspicion. We report a case of sudden onset dysfunction of the lower cranial pairs (IX and X) in a 5-year-old girl who was previously asymptomatic. The clinical course was favorable and the results of(More)
OBJECTIVE To calculate the impact of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-7) in the management of fever without source (FWS) in infants according to vaccination rates. METHODS The rate of pneumococcal vaccination in infants visiting 14 pediatric emergency departments (PEDs) was calculated. For the statistical analysis, two groups were(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the complaints leading adolescents to a third level emergency department, as well as the distinguishing features between the different groups of complaints. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective study of the emergency department reports of 170 adolescents selected from the 1,172 adolescents who visited the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu(More)
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