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Trends in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
(Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, 2008-01-01) [Resenha]
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an increasing global problem. The extent and burden of MDR-TB varies significantly from country to country and region to region. Globally, about three per cent of all newly ...
Risk-assessment algorithm and recommendations for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medical patients
(Vascular Health and Risk Management, 2007-10-16) [Resenha]
The risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in medical patients is high, but risk assessment is rarely performed because there is not yet a good method to identify candidates for prophylaxis. Purpose: To perform a systematic ...
A critical analysis of isolation of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis from soil
(Medical Mycology, 2000-06-01) [Resenha]
The present review is a critical analysis of positive and negative reports of the isolation of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis from soil. The strains isolated from soil or soil-contaminated material (dogfood, penguin feces) ...
Effectiveness and safety of finasteride in male chronic pelvic pain syndrome
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2009-09-21) [Resenha]
Patents of drugs extracted from Brazilian medicinal plants
(Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents, 2009-04-01) [Resenha]
Background: Plants synthesise a vast repertoire of chemicals with various biological activities. Brazilian enormous botanical diversity facilitates the development of novel ethical drugs for the treatment of diseases in ...
Diabetes and pregnancy: An update of the problem
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2007-12-01) [Resenha]
Pregnancies complicated by diabetes account for about 7% of all pregnancies attended by the Brazilian Unified Healthcare System (SUS) and are one of the main causes of maternal/perinatal morbidity and mortality in Brazil. ...
Treatment of pulmonary thromboembolism in patients with systemic blood pressure stability and right ventricular dysfunction
(Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 2008-02-01) [Resenha]
Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) ranges from incidental, clinically unimportant thromboembolism to massive embolism with sudden death. Its treatment is well established in two groups of patients: heparin for those with ...
Peritoneal dialysis in acute renal failure
(Renal Failure, 2006-09-01) [Resenha]
The definition of adequate dialysis in acute renal failure (ARF) is complex and involves the time of referral to dialysis, dose, and dialytic method. Nephrologist experience with a specific procedure and the availability ...
Evaluation of Pupillary Diameter in Preschool Children
(Neuro-ophthalmology, 2009-01-01) [Resenha]
Few quantitative data exist on pupil diameter, particularly in children. In this article we describe an analysis of pupil diameter and pupil area in normal preschool children during attentive gaze (AG) and spontaneous gaze ...
A systematic review of anti-inflammatories for mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome
(Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease, 2009-09-01) [Resenha]
The purpose of this study was to evaluate anti-inflammatory drugs in the medium- and long-term management of mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The authors conducted a systematic review of the literature on the ...