Robert Buenaventura

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BACKGROUND Incomplete sensory blockade of the foot after sciatic nerve block in the popliteal fossa may be related to the motor response that was elicited when the block was performed. We investigated the appropriate motor response when a nerve stimulator is used in sciatic nerve block at the popliteal fossa. METHODS Six volunteers classified as American(More)
The present study investigated reaction time with and without tapping as an interfering task. 66 undergraduate students were instructed to press and hold a button when a stimulus disappeared from a computer screen, then release it as quickly as possible when it reappeared at the end of each preparatory interval, using the preferred hand. Lengths of(More)
A Total Quality Management Programme for the Spanish Health Care System was set in motion in 1986. The first phase of the programme covers three areas: (1) information sources, (2) training, (3) Total Quality activities, through a cascade of four coordinated projects. The first one defines a basic nucleus of patient information and established two national(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness and safety of olanzapine in the treatment of schizophrenia among Asian patients in an outpatient setting. METHODS This was an open-label, prospective, observational study involving 339 patients from Indonesia, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale(More)
To examine the quality of life (QoL) and clinical outcomes for Asian schizophrenic outpatients treated with olanzapine or haloperidol. Patients were randomized to 24-weeks' treatment with either olanzapine (n = 144) or haloperidol (n = 132) in a double-blind, prospective, multi-country study. The QLS and WHO-BREF were assessed for QoL; the PANSS, BPRS and(More)
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