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Interpretación del Hemograma en Pediatría

“El hemograma es un examen relativamente simple y en algunas situaciones nos ayudaen la evaluación diagnóstica. Este examen entrega datos sobre hematocrito (Hto),concentración de la hemoglobina (Hb), concentración de hemoglobina corpuscularmedia (CHCM), volumen corpuscular medio (VCM), recuento de eritrocitos, leucocitosy plaquetas.”

Interpretación del Hemograma Ana Becker A. Rev. chil. pediatr. v.72 n.5 Santiago set. 2001

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Primer Episodio Psicótico / Primer Brote Esquizofrénico: Tratamiento Farmacológico

“Schizophrenia is a debilitating disorder, which is usually chronic, and is one ofthe most devastating medical illnesses. Early and appropriate treatment withantipsychotics is an important strategy for patients with first-episode schizophre-nia. However, there are many possible safety issues for patients with schizophre-nia that should be considered and properly addressed.”
First-Episode Schizophrenia: A Focus on Pharmacological Treatment and Safety Considerations Deanna L. Kelly, Robert R. Conley and William T. Carpenter:  Drugs 2005; 65 (8): 1113-1138

27 abril, 2010 at 22:00 1 comentario

Primer Episodio Psicótico / Primer Brote Esquizofrénico

‘‘First-episode schizophrenia’’ is a clinical and research term that often is        used to emphasize the special issues that arise when working with this        patient population. Although the incidence rate of first-episode schizo-phrenia makes this population a relatively small percentage of a usual clinicalcaseload, it is a critically important time for the future of the course of theillness. The hope is that proper management during this critical period can in-fluence favorably the long-term trajectory of illness and outcome for the indi-vidual patient.

Understanding and Treating ‘‘First-Episode’’ Schizophrenia Peter J. Weiden, MD, Peter F. Buckley, MD, Michael Grody, MD: Psychiatr Clin N Am 30 (2007) 481–510

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Trastorno Obsesivo-Compulsivo: Guia Clinica

“The patient has a general sense that something terrible may occur if a particular ritual isnot performed, and the failure to perform a ritual may lead immediately to severe anxietyor a very uncomfortable, nagging feeling of incompleteness. In addition to checking andwashing rituals, patients with OCD often present with persistent intrusive thoughts, ex-treme slowness or thoroughness, or doubts that lead to reassurance-seeking rituals.”
Obsessive-Compulsive Disease N Engl J Med 350;3 January 15, 2004

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Preguntas Frecuentes sobre la Migraña

“Migraine is a common disabling primary headache disorder associated with pronounced disability and hence marked economic and public health implication.”

Answer to frecuently ask question about migraine : Garza I. Swanson J at. Mayo Clin Proc October 2006;81(10),1387-1392

22 abril, 2010 at 19:01 Deja un comentario

Cefalea Tensional: Actualización y manejo clínico

“Tension-type headache (TTH) is the most common form of headache, and chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) is one of the most neglected and difficult types of headache to treat. The pathogenesis of TTH is multifactorial and  varies between forms and individuals.  “

Cefalea Tensional (Tension-type Headache) Arnaud Fumal, Jean Schoenen Lancet Neurol 2008; 7: 70–83

20 abril, 2010 at 18:55 2 comentarios

Accidente Cerebro Vascular

“Stroke is the second most common cause of death and major cause of disability worldwide. Because of the ageing population, the burden will increase greatly during the next 20 years, especially in developing countries. Advances have occurred in the prevention and treatment of stroke during the past decade. “

Accidente Cerebro Vascular (Stroke) Geoffrey A Donnan, Marc Fisher, Malcolm Macleod, Stephen M Davis, Lancet 2008; 371: 1612–23
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