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Estado nutricional del niño de Puriscal durante la crisis, 1979-1984
A prospective study on growth and development of children is underway since 1979 in Puriscal, a rural region in the mountainous South of Costa Rica. Beginning with gestation and following through infancy and preschool age, ...
Estudio de Puriscal IX. Estado nutricional y supervivencia del niño lactante
(Revista Médica del Hospital Nacional de Niños, 17(1 y 2): 117-139, 1982)
There is no evidence of malnutrition in the Canton of Puriscal as revealed by careful prospective study of all children born from September 19 of 1979 onwards. Several factors may account for this remarkable situation. ...
Diarrea por Campylobacter fetus jejuni y otros agentes infecciosos en niños del área rural de Puriscal, Costa Rica
(Revista de Biología Tropical 32(1) p.137-143, 1984-01-04)
Between September 1979 and September 1981 a field study was conducted on the etiology of diarrhea' disease in the area of Puriscal, Costa Rica. The presence of enteric pathogens was investigated in the stools of 267 ...
Estudio de Puriscal IV. Morbilidad infecciosa del niño
(Revista del Hospital Nacional de Niños 17(1y2):49-56, 1982)
This paper presents the findings of a prospective study of the infectious morbidity of a cohort of 114 rural infants throughout their first year of life. Results indicate that upper respiratory infections were the most ...