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    • Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in a Native Puerto Rican Patient. 

      Del Pilar-Morales, Esteban A.; Cali, Ignazio; Chapas, Javier; Bertrán-Pasarell, Jorge; Puoti, Gianfranco; Gambetti, Pierluigi; Nobo, Ulises (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      The diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is often a challenge for most physicians given its extremely low incidence and different clinico-pathological presentations. We report the case of a 56-year old patient ...
    • Usefulness of the Culturally adapted Oxygen-cost Diagram in the Assessment of Dyspnea in Puerto Rico. 

      De Jesús-Berrios, Yohana; Santos-Rodríguez, Ruth A.; Dexter, Donald; Nieves-Plaza, Mariely; Nazario, Cruz M. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Objective: Breathlessness is a common and disabling symptom of pulmonary disease. Measuring its severity is recommended as such measurements can be helpful in both clinical and research settings. The oxygen-cost diagram ...