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Effects of contrast material on computed tomographic measurements of lung volumes in patients with acute lung injury
(Critical Care, 2003-02-01) [Artigo]
Background. Intravenous injection of contrast material is routinely performed in order to differentiate nonaerated lung parenchyma from pleural effusion in critically ill patients undergoing thoracic computed tomography ...
(Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia, 2012-03-01) [Artigo]
Background and objectives: Pain treatment involves the usage of common and opioid analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and adjuvant analgesics. Traditionally, these drugs are administered systemically ...
Botucatu, Brazil: A Regional Community Palliative Care Model
(Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2007-05-01) [Artigo]
The Pain Management and Palliative Care Service in the Department of Anesthesia at Botucatu Medical School, UNESP is a pioneer in Brazil. Based on an interdisciplinary team that provides specialized inpatient, ambulatory ...
Echocardiographic Doppler estimation of pulmonary artery pressure in critically ill patients with severe hypoxemia
(Anesthesiology, 2008-01-01) [Artigo]
BACKGROUND: In spontaneously breathing cardiac patients, pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) can be accurately estimated from the transthoracic Doppler study of pulmonary artery and tricuspid regurgitation blood flows. In ...
A lung computed tomographic assessment of positive end-expiratory pressure-induced lung overdistension
(American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1998-12-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to assess positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP)-induced lung overdistension and alveolar recruitment in six patients with acute lung injury (ALI) using a computed tomographic (CT) scan method. ...
Enzyme replacement therapy for Anderson-Fabry disease.
(Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 2013-04-03) [Artigo]
Anderson-Fabry disease is an X-linked defect of glycosphingolipid metabolism. Progressive renal insufficiency is a major source of morbidity, additional complications result from cardio- and cerebro-vascular involvement. ...
Interventions to promote the wearing of hearing protection
(Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 2012-07-25) [Artigo]
This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in The Cochrane Library in Issue 2, 2006 and previously updated in 2009.Noise-induced hearing loss can be prevented by eliminating or lowering noise exposure levels. ...
Early light reduction for preventing retinopathy of prematurity in very low birth weight infants
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013-01-01) [Artigo]
BackgroundRetinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a complex condition of the developing retinal blood vessels and is one of the leading causes of preventable childhood blindness. Several risk factors for ROP have been studied ...
Preoperative combined with intraoperative skin-surface warming avoids hypothermia caused by general anesthesia and surgery
(Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 2003-03-01) [Artigo]
Study Objectives: To evaluate the effects of intraoperative skin-surface warming with and without 1 hour of preoperative warming, in preventing intraoperative hypothermia, and postoperative hypothermia, and shivering, and ...
Delirium in older adults
(BMJ (Online), 2013-04-20) [Artigo]