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Initial credits
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00:19    |    
How was your first experience in Guatemala?
Severe protein-calorie malnutrition in children
Experience in Quetzaltenango
Plan de Xelajú
Collaboration at Hospital Roosevelt
Impact on young students
Professional achievements
05:39    |    
Can you explain what your role was during the 1976 earthquake in Guatemala?
07:33    |    
What types of supplies were sent to Guatemala from the United States after the earthquake?
08:16    |    
Do you have any advice for medical school students?
Personal willingness to have direct contact with the patient
09:50    |    
During the past years, have you had any type of contact with students or professors from Universidad Francisco Marroquín?
11:19    |    
In your professional life, have you ever had a very difficult case worth mentioning?
Case of chronic diarrhea
Heinrich Finkelstein's protein milk
Total intravenous nutrition
Infant genetic defect to digest sucrose
15:22    |    
When did you feel like you did a great work in a professional sense?
Digestion of starch in infants
Discovery that breast milk aid on the process of starch digestion in infants
17:40    |    
Final words
17:47    |    
Final credits




Buford L. Nichols, Jr.: A Friend of Pediatrics in Guatemala

24 de octubre de 2012   | Vistas: 14 |  

Luis Figueroa interviews Buford L. Nichols regarding his lifelong relationship with Guatemala. Nichols speaks about the origin of his collaboration, especially to the advancement of medical pediatric protocols and investigations focused on digestive issues. He talks about some of the most challenging cases he had to deal with, and gives some inspiring words of advice to students that are actually going through medical school. Finally, he speaks about some of the most important discoveries related to the effects of breast milk in the digestive process of infants.




Buford L. Nichols, Jr. is professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and director emeritus of the Children's Nutrition…


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