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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) ...
Atividades psiquiátricas no campo dos transtornos devidos ao uso de substâncias psicoativas
(Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria, 2002-12-01) [Resenha]
There are a large number of institutions, proposals and publications in the field of disorders resulting from the use of psychoactive substances. There is no corresponding progress in results obtained in clinical treatments. ...
La última palabra en dosis mínima
(Revista Iberoamericana de Revisiones en Menopausia, 2005-07-01) [Resenha]
In this article we rewiewed the indications of the low-dose hormone replacement therapy in post menopausal women. We evaluate the effects of this therapy on menopausal symptoms bone metabolism, cardiovascular risk and ...
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 ...