R. Mauricio Barría

Austral University of Chile

R. Mauricio Barría, DrPH, is a Principal Investigator and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at Universidad Austral de Chile. He was trained as an epidemiologist and received his MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from Universidad de la Frontera in Temuco, Chile, and his DrPH from Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile. His research interests lie in the areas of Maternal-Child Health, Neonatal Care and Environmental Health. He is skilled in epidemiological studies designs with special interest in cohort studies and clinical trials. Since 2010 until 2017 he was Director of the Evidence-Based Health Office and currently serves as Director of the Nursing Institute at the Universidad Austral de Chile. He has published several articles related to the care and health of the newborn and is a reviewer of several international journals.

4books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by R. Mauricio Barría

Infant and neonatal health is one of the areas of greatest development and evolution within pediatrics. This edited volume Update on Critical Issues in Infant and Neonatal Care is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in six topics about common newborn and infant health problems. In 6 chapters that address relevant issues about infant and neonatal care, the book seeks to contribute to the clinical work of the health teams of critical care units. Specialists in the field of pediatrics from different countries have developed these chapters and through them they hope to share part of their experience.

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