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Infectious diarrheas of infants and young children
Acute diarrhea' disease was once attributed to "indigestion." Although shigellosis, cholera, salmonellosis, giardiasis, and amebiasis have long been recognized as distinct clinical entities, it was not too long ago ...
Hair zinc levels in rural Costa Rican infants and preschool children
(The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: 33; p. 2194-2197, 1980-10)
Correlations between hair zinc and age, sex, weight, and length were determined on 138 boys and girls aged 6 months to 4 years from a low socioeconomic region of rural Costa Rica. Zinc deficiency, as assessed by hair zinc ...
Estudios evolutivos y biomédicos en dos poblaciones indígenas Guaymies de Costa Rica
(Vínculos 7(1), 1-7. 1981, 1981)
A biomedical study which included genetic, demographic, nutritional and health aspects was carried out in two amerindian Guayrni populations, Abrojo and Limoncito, located in Southeastern Costa Rica. Both groups originated ...
Sexual abuse and corporal punishment during childhood: a pilot retroperspective survey of university students
A sample of 497 students at the University of Costa Rica completed a survey on perceptions and experiences with various forms of punishment and experiences with sexual abuse during childhood. Spanking was shown to be the ...
Estudio de Puriscal VI: Transferencia de la tecnología de rehidratación oral del hospital al hogar rural
(Revista del Hospital Nacional de Niños 17(1y2) 71-86 p, 1982)
La presente investigación tuvo por objeto desarrollar una metodología que permitiese adaptar el método de rehidratación oral a las condiciones del hogar, ya que la diarrea deshidratante en lugares alejados de los recursos ...