MedicalCRITERIA.com is a project created by professionals of the medicine and the informatic, destined to physician and health student. The main editor is Guillermo Firman, M.D.
Dr. G. Firman graduated from Corrientes University School of Medicine in 1995, completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at Hospital Escuela Gral. José F. de San Martin (Corrientes – Argentina) in 1999-2000, and his fellowship in Internal Medicine at the Hospital Universitario San Cecilio (Granada – Spain) in 2000. He is certified in Internal Medicine by the Academia Nacional de Medicina (Buenos Aires – Argentina).
Objectives of the site are unify concepts related to diseases definitions, classifications, indications and contraindications of medical knowledge.
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