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Phenomenology as a method to investigate the experience lived: a perspective from Husserl and Merleau Ponty's thought
(Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2002-02-01) [Artigo]
Aim. By taking nursing as a human relationships activity, in spite of its strong technical-scientific features, this article reflects on the phenomenological method as one of the ways to develop ail investigation and acquire ...
A report of 49 cases of cnidarian envenoming from southeastern Brazilian coastal waters
(Toxicon, 2002-10-01) [Artigo]
Forty-nine accidents caused by jellyfish (Cnidaria) were observed during a period of 5 years on the southeastern coast of Brazil. Most of them involved male patients (65.3%), the injured areas being mainly the legs (71.3%) ...
Envenomation by a benthic Hydrozoa (Cnidaria): the case of Nemalecium lighti (Haleciidae)
(Toxicon, 2002-02-01) [Artigo]
A case of envenomation caused by the Nemalecium lighti is described. The hydrozoan species lives in many kinds of substrates, being quite common in tropical shallow water. The patient, a marine biologist, had contact with ...
Disturbances in beta-cell function in impaired fasting glycemia
(Diabetes, 2002-02-01) [Artigo]
In a cross-sectional study, we assessed beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity index (ISI) with hyperglycemic clamps (10 mmol/l) in 24 subjects with impaired fasting glycemia (IFG, fasting plasma glucose [FPG] between ...
A review of antifertility folkloric plants tested in laboratory animals
(Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais, 2002-10-01) [Artigo]
The use of natural active principals is widespread among a great proportion of the rural population, or by people who do not have easy access to medical assistance. These active principles are used as food or medicines, ...
Zinc supplementation does not inhibit basal and metoclopramide-stimulated prolactinemia secretion in healthy men
(Journal of Trace Elements In Medicine and Biology, 2002-01-01) [Artigo]
Dopamine (DA) and zinc (Zn++) share common mechanisms in their inhibition of prolactin (PRL) secretion. Both substances are present in the same brain areas, where Zn++ is released together with DA, suggesting a modulatory ...
Variation of the oviposition preferences of Aedes aegypti in function of substratum and humidity
(Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2002-04-01) [Artigo]
Two Aedes aegypti (L.) populations were studied in the laboratory regarding the preference for three types of breeding sites, i.e., flasks containing only water, flasks with a plant and flasks with a stick. Each of these ...
Alterações histopatológicas e imunohistoquímicas induzidas pela obstrução parcial da bexiga de coelhos
(2002) [Dissertação de mestrado]
A instabilidade vesical é uma patologia bastante comum na prática urológica, porém sua etiopatogenia é pouco conhecida. A utilização de seres humanos na investigação de suas causas é restrita, principalmente devido aos ...
Estudo clínico comparativo do aquecimento por eletroestimulação ou bicicleta estacionária como preparação ao alongamento muscular
(2002) [Dissertação de mestrado]
Este trabalho foi realizado com o objetivo de investigar clinicamente, qual seria a melhor forma de preparação ao alongamento muscular dos isquiotibiais: bicicleta estacionária ou eletroestimulação. Foram estudados 30 ...
Effect of fibrin glue (Tissucol) and fibrin glue prepaired from snake venom on palatal wound healing in rabbits.
(Journal of Dental Research, 2002-03-01) [Resumo]