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Augusto A. Camara

Expertise: Medical Research

Association

    • American Federation for Clinical Research, Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Medical Association, Member
    • Philippine College of Physicians, Member
    • Philippine Heart Association, Member

Employment

    • University Hospital, Michigan, Research Assistant, Internal Medicine, 1949 - 1950
    • University Hospital, Michigan, Research Associate, Internal Medicine, 1950 - 1952
    • Western Foundation for Clinical Research, Research Associate, Internal Medicine, 1952 - 1954
    • Western Foundation for Clinical Research, Chief Resident, Metabolic Unit, 1952 - 1954
    • College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Associate Professor, 1955
    • San Juan de Dios Hospital, Consultant in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, 1955

Award

    • Research Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1950-1952
    • Summa Cum Laude (M. D.), University of the Philippines, 1944
    • Research Fellowship, American Heart Association, 1953-1956
    • Research Grant, National Heart Institute (U. S. ), 1954-1960

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Manila, M. D., 1944
    • University of Michigan, USA, M. S., 1948

Publication

    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1949) Renal tubular secretion of potassium in man
    • Journal of Clinical Investigation Volume 28, No. 6
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1951) Lack of correlation between symptoms and degree of renal impairment
    • Annals of Internal Medicine Volume 35
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1951) Measurement of renal tubular osmotic work in man: a preliminary report
    • University of Michigan Medical Bulletin Volume 17
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., ( 1951 My ) The effect of parenteral human kidney extract upon creatinine clearnace proteinuria and blood pressure in chronic glomerulenephritis
    • Proceedings of the National Meeting of the American Federation for Clinical Research
    • Camara, A.A., ( 1951 My ) Potassium deficiency in advanced renal disease
    • Proceedings of the National Meeting of American Federation for Clinical Research
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1951 My ) The twenty-four hourly endogenous creatiie clearance as a clinical measure of the functional state of the kidneys
    • Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine Volume 37, No. 5
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1952) Measurement of renal tubular osmotic work in man (Final Report)
    • University of Michigan Medical Bulletin
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1953 Ap) The relief of resistant edema by utilization of a sump phenomenon
    • Program of the American Heart Association Meeting
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1953 O ) Electrolyte excretion in congestive heart failure and the role played by various dieuretics and electrolyte disturbances
    • International Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics Volume 166, No. 10
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1953 O ) Some studies of the mechanism of intractable edema
    • A. M. A Archives of Internal Medicine Volume 92, No. 4
    • Camara, A.A., (1954) Corticotropin ACTH in heart disease: its paradoxical effect on sodium excretion in resistant congestive failure
    • Circulation Volume 9, No. 5
    • Camara, A.A. , (1954) The importance of simultaneous correction of plain water deficit and extracellular fluid volume loss when replacing fluid and electrolyte loss from the gastro-intestinal tract
    • Gastroenterology Volume 27
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1954) Correction of electrolyte deficits in cardiovascular-renal disease
    • Circulation (Clinical Conference section) Volume 10
    • Camara, A.A., (1954) A more effective form of administering ammonium chloride
    • Clinical Research Proceedings Volume 2
    • Camara, A.A., (1955) Fluid and electrolyte problems commonly encountered in medical practice
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 5
    • Camara, A.A., et. al. , ( 1955 S ) Hypotonic intravenous solutions - their effect on the blood and their clinical usefulness
    • Rocky Mountain Medical Journal Volume 52, No. 9
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1956 Jl - 1957 Je ) Some aspects of body fluids and electrolytes i health and disease
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 13, No. 1-4
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1959) Energy metabolism and obesity
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 8, No. 1
    • Camara, A.A., (1960 O) Eighteenth Squibb Clinical seminar: internal medicine
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 36, No. 10
    • Camara, A.A., et. al., (1963 Je) Clinical observations on Stanozolol
    • MD Journal Volume 12, No. 6