Miscelaneas Breves

Temas de medicina enfocados por un especialista y publicados.

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Are Infant CSF Reference Values Accurate?   

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Septiembre del 2020

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) white blood cell (WBC) counts are often assessed as part of the initial workup for infants with fever. Newer techniques allow for more complete viral testing of CSF and sera to determine whether previously ...

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Adverse Drug Events in Intensive Care Units

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Septiembre del 2020

Adverse drug events are considered determinants of patient safety and quality of care. Objective To assess the characteristics of adverse drug events in patients admitted to an intensive care unit and determine the impact of severity of ...

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Memoria Olfativa

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2020

El olfato es un sentido poderoso. Puede hacer que se este más alerta, reducir la ansiedad e influir sobre la confianza en uno mismo. Algunos olores pueden incluso inducir a las personas a tener inhibiciones sexuales. Los olores ...

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Bacteria Use This "Toxin Gun"Against Our Cells

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2020

Researchers looked specifically at Legionella. When Legionella invades a human cell, it wraps itself in a protective vesicle and opens the molecular structure, known as a type IV secretion system. The molecular "machine" sits in the cell membrane of the ...

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The Eye Microbiome

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2020

The gut microbiome seems to always make the news, but what about the eye microbiome? Did you even know there was such a thing? Actually, the existence of an ocular microbiome has been debated - after all, ...

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Genetic Factors Make Babies Susceptible to Zika

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2020

Zika virus can lead to devastating birth defects in babies born to infected mothers, but only about six to twelve percent of children potentially affected by the disease end up having those problems. Scientists have long suspected ...

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