Ricardo Mújica

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OBJECTIVES To determine whether increased postnatal support could influence maternal and child health outcomes. DESIGN This was a randomised controlled trial comparing maternal and child health outcomes for women offered either of the support interventions with those for control women receiving standard services only. Outcome data were collected through(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of two forms of postnatal social support for disadvantaged inner city mothers on maternal and child health outcomes. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial with economic and process evaluations and follow up at 12 and 18 months. The two intervention groups received either the offer of a year of monthly supportive(More)
OBJECTIVES This prospective study was designed to assess the current clinical course, risk factors, microbiologic profile and echocardiographic findings of patients with left-sided endocarditis and perivalvular complications. BACKGROUND Periannular complications worsen the prognosis of patients with endocarditis. The relation between these complications(More)
Background. Fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality are significant problems in developing countries; remote maternal-fetal monitoring offers promise in addressing this challenge. The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and the Instituto Carlos Slim de la Salud conducted a demonstration project of wirelessly enabled antepartum maternal-fetal monitoring(More)
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